Walter Minchinton

The SS Great Eastern in 1866

Uniquely of engineers, the reputation of Brunel lives on, commemorated by a university, dockyards, steamships, and countless other works of his discipline. But what, asks Walter Minchinton, were his achievements?

Walter Minchinton discusses the rise of buildings used for ammunition manufacture.

Walter Minchinton traces the use and advantages of the windmill.

Walter Minchinton, with assistance from the late Peveril Meig, looks at the potential of the ocean - from tidal mills to power stations.