Gas works

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a manufactory of gas, with all the machinery and appurtenances; a place where gas is generated for lighting cities.
- Raymond.

See also: Gas

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
'I'm man-servant up at the Travellers' Twopenny in Gas Works Garding,' this thing explains.
Since then we've had non-stop road resurfacing, more gas works, electricity repairs, pavement repairs and yet more gas works - and they're still going on!
Rather ironically, it was just over 60 years ago that another newspaperman was writing about the gas works and its production capacity to supply not only much of Birmingham but also Darlaston, Oldbury, Tipton and Wednesbury.
It was only when he talked about the excavation to family members that he discovered that his great-grandfather had worked at the gas works. "It is one of those strange coincidences," he said.
WATERLOORoad closure between Roberts Street and the roundabout junction with Bath Street until October 31 due to emergency gas works.
COMMUTERS will face delays as repairs to gas works in North Tyneside are carried out.
The former gas works site has been told by SecondSite Property which carried out a year-long scheme to make the site suitable for development.
CONTRACTORS have launched phase one of work on the new Sky Blues stadium by starting to remove contaminated material from the old Foleshill gas works site.
A council spokesman said: "The gas works at Copley have taken longer than expected and we're sorry for the unfortunate overlap of these two essential repair works."
The redundant structures in Swan Lane, West Bromwich, would be demolished under ambitious plans by National Grid Holdings to transform the former Swan Village gas works into a modern development of 143 homes.