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GERMANY: Drone captures astonishing footage of 30-meter-high machines

“Ruptly’s drone captured astonishing footage of Ferropolis, an open air museum of old industrial machines in Germany. Ferropolis is also known as the ‘City of Steel.’ The five enormous excavators…” 8 more words

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USA: The return of a once-glorious train station

Abandoned since 1988, Michigan Central Station is Motor City’s biggest eyesore, but plans to install new windows are giving people hope that it may one day return to greatness. 8 more words

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Waterside Wanderings - Cromford Canal History

Taken from ‘CanalRoutes.net’ by Peter Hardcastle

The current site, CanalRoutes.net was launched in December 2011. The content of CanalRoutes.net is taken from the now non-operational site CanalRoutes.org which was operational from 1997 to 2007. 3,651 more words


UK: "Britain should celebrate inventor of chocolate as much as we do Brunel"

Liz Truss, the Environment Secretary, says Britain should celebrate the invoentors of the chocolate bar and fizzy drinks as much as they do Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel…

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UK: Restoring the historic Marple aquaduct

“Canal bosses are restoring Peak Forest Canal over the River Goyt to its original splendour thanks to a £2.3m project”

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UK: Lincoln based Ruston and Hornsby digital heritage project awarded £98k

“Funding boost: A £98k donation from the Heritage Lottery Fund will bring 150 years of Lincolnshire’s industrial heritage back to life.”
David Worth’s insight:
This sounds like a very worthwhile project and I look forward to seeing it online. 8 more words

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Wales: Industrial heritage park plan at old Brymbo steelworks

“EXCITING plans have been unveiled at a public meeting to revive the former steelworks site in Brymbo.”

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