Steam technology

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Colonies of Benevolence The colony of Frederiksoord has a former steam tram depot on the Koningin Wilhelminalaan. In the Veenhuizen component, the former cotton mill Het Stoom, dating from 1839, was the first steam-powered factory in the province of Drenthe. (Nomination file, p. 52, 67)
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape innovative use of the high-pressure steam beam engine (OUV)
Fray Bentos "Power was provided in the Boiler Room by oil-fuelled, water-tube steam generators, four dating from 1906 and six from 1922." (AB ev)
Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal the power of steam in controlling the forces of nature (OUV)
Mountain Railways of India Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Rideau Canal one of the first canals to be designed specifically for steam-powered vessels (AB ev)
Røros The King’s Mine was the first copper mine to be equipped with a waterwheel and power transmission rods for mining operations; a steam engine was installed in 1841. (AB ev)
Saltaire Rapid development from the advent of steam power
Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine remains of a 19th century steam-powered water-pumping station
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales Numerous - e.g "Iconic Cornish Beam engine of 1904-5 at Dorothea Slate Quarry" and "A classic steam powered aerial ropeway system know as a "Blondin" after the famous tightrope walker" (Nom File)
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines Steam lift


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