A steam engine enthusiast from Staffordshire has spent the last 30 years building miniature models of the greatest engines from the 18th Century.
Each one takes David Hulse around 6000 hours to research and build.
300 years ago the originals helped the country to manufacturing success during the Industrial Revolution, and they were all built by inventors here in the Midlands.
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