‘The Tale of Wilbur’s Victorian Sewage Pumps’ by Anita Pati

The Tale of Wilbur’s Victorian Sewage Pumps The two-barrelled Prince Consort engine designed by a colonel named St John, was fantasised fondly in Hitchin. Colonel St John had pondered how sewage, to fuel one onward, like money, should never be squandered. Conceived over parlour-time Horlicks, cream-splashed Imperial promise twirled ostrich eggs, rare hot-house relics. And if he was right in his thesis, Lloyds would fund … Continue reading ‘The Tale of Wilbur’s Victorian Sewage Pumps’ by Anita Pati