Power to the people

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I’ve had a couple of great responses to my request for material on Walsall’s lost power station that existed at Reedswood, until it’s demolition in the late 1980s. One fascinating contribution has been from long time reader and friend of the blog Tony Martin, who’s scanned the relevant bits of a fascinating information booklet on the station which appears to date from around 1963.

Tony Said:

Hi Bob

Following on your recent articles, it was a bit of a coincidence that I found a booklet given out on an open day sometime in the 1960s.

I have scanned the outside and inside of the cover, the rest being a generic, and simple, explanation of electricity generation.

Hope this is of interest!

Tony Martin

Tony, it’s a wonderful thing indeed, and I thank you for sharing it. The cover image alone is stunning – it’s like a temple to electricity.

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