Some like it hot – but we want to cool down

Blists Hill museum worker Lyndo Thompson, from Ketley, Telford, has his brow mopped by Mike Owen, from Broseley

It’s hot work – but someone’s got to do it. Lyndo Thompson is clearly feeling the heat as he shovels coal into the boiler engine for the winding wheel at Blists Hill, one of the 10 Ironbridge Gorge museums.