Traditional processes for preparing and exploiting materials, such as brick, timber, stone and metal, are shown. The main industry shown is construction but mining and felling are also included.
Casting the past
Casting of railings using the traditional green sand moulding method.
Clay being mined and made into firebricks and other items at Glenboig Clayworks, Lanarkshire.
Quarrying and finishing of Locharbriggs sandstone and buildings where the finished stones were used.
Open quarry excavation
Opencast quarrying for aggregate.
SEFA – Granite
Granite quarrying from dynamiting the quarry face through to finishing off building stone blocks and decorative carving.
The sawmill in the forest
Small scale tree felling and processing into timber.