Learn about Northamptonshire's famous boot and shoe trade on the Northamptonshire boot and shoe website (external link).Image: Lasting at Mansfield Shoe Factory © Northamptonshire Archives Service
Learn about Northamptonshire's long history of brewing.Image: Boiler Room at Campbell Praed's, 1911 © Brewery History Society
Learn about the canals in Northamptonshire and the people who worked on them.Image: The Grand Junction Canal near Welton © Northamptonshire Archives Service
Learn about the iron and steel industry that shaped Corby and dominated all aspects of life until the steelworks closed in 1980.Image: The Corby Works © Corby Borough Council
See historic photographs of Northamptonshire's local fire brigades on the Fire and Rescue Service website (external link).Image: The Long Buckby fire engine 'Vulcan' © Northamptonshire Archives Service
From the 16th to 19th century, the East Midlands was an important area for bobbin lacemaking. Learn about the industry in Northamptonshire.Image: Mrs Brown, Cosgrove lacemaker © Northamptonshire Archives Service
Learn about the building and development of the railways in Northamptonshire.Image: Steam train, c.1920 © Northamptonshire Archives Service
Learn about the Roman, medieval, and modern road systems in Northamptonshire.Image: The M1 at the Watford Gap, c.1960 © Northamptonshire Archives Service
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Detail: “Brighton Pierrots”. Walter Sickert. 1915. https://t.co/NNNBZZSGzU
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