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Stories about Places

Histories of places, old records and surviving traces.

Glossary

A guide to technical terms and local vocabulary

Shale Rambles

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Shale oil products and uses

Candles

nightlights and wax products

Lamps

Paraffin lamps and burners

Brands

Lamp and lubricating oils

Detergents

By products of oil production

Distribution and Transport

Barrels

Work of the cooperage

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Transport

Conveying shale and oil products

Community

Those who served the shale oil industry

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