Stories, Articles and Reference Tools

Stories about Places

Histories of places, and surviving traces.

Stories about People

Tales of people, families, and communities

Stories of other things

A miscellany of other articles

Shale Rambles

Prototype guide to exploring landscapes

Fact files on Shale Oil Topics

  • Candles - tapers, nightlights and other wax products
  • Oil Lamps - paraffin lamps and burners
  • Brands - product brands and trademarks used by the oil companies
  • Detergents - manufactured from shale oil products
  • Barrels - and other oil containers