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List of industrial World Heritage Sites

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List of industrial World Heritage Sites http://t.co/Co1cKDWt2B

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TICCIH: The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage

TICCIH: The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
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UK: I K Brunel's 172-Year-Old Thames Tunnel Project to Become London's Newest Performance Venue

“Courtesy of Tate Harmer Nearly two hundred years after construction first began, and 150 years after being formally closed to the public, Isambard Kingdom”
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UK: Multi-million pound bid to revamp Silk Mill in Derby

UK: Multi-million pound bid to revamp Silk Mill in Derby | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ A MULTI-MILLION-POUND bid to revamp Derby's historic Silk Mill has been made which would see 100% of the city's industrial heritage collection available for the public viewing. Derby Museums Trust...”
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UK: Demolition of Banbury steam factory pursued in spite of English Heritage objection

UK: Demolition of Banbury steam factory pursued in spite of English Heritage objection | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“English Heritage (EH) has stepped into the row over one of Banbury’s historic sites and called for demolition plans to be scrapped.”
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UK: The industrial 'eyesores' we just can't part with

UK: The industrial 'eyesores' we just can't part with | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Why do we love some industrial "eyesores" and loathe others?
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UK: Cornishmen shaped mining in Britain and pushed boundaries the world over (the other side of Poldark)

UK: Cornishmen shaped mining in Britain and pushed boundaries the world over (the other side of Poldark) | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
Anyone who watches Poldark for a treatise on Cornish industrial history is clearly barking up the wrong tree – or, maybe, peering down the wrong shaft.
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Romania: Salaj County's traditional roller mills - engineering masterpieces threatened

Romania: Salaj County's traditional roller mills - engineering masterpieces threatened | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ Genuine architectural and engineering masterpieces, Salaj County's traditional roller mills built at the turn of the 20th century are threatened with disappearance and along with them, the millers' trade is dying out too, as it is practiced today...”
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UK: Northumberland colliery building to be refurbished

UK: Northumberland colliery building to be refurbished | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A museum in south east Northumberland has been awarded funding to bring a major part of the county’s heritage back to life.
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Australia: White Bay power station set to become a $1bn apartment and shopping centre

Australia: White Bay power station set to become a $1bn apartment and shopping centre | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“A preserved dance hall in Australia, once buried under 100 tonnes of droppings and a secret canal used by Olympic swimmers were part of what is a decaying power station, set for a billion dollar overhaul.”
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France: Dieppe's Pont Colbert (Colbert swing bridge) will shortly be demolished and replaced

France: Dieppe's Pont Colbert (Colbert swing bridge) will shortly be demolished and replaced | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ For the last six years now the Colbert swing bridge preservation committee “Comité de sauvegarde du Pont Colbert” has fought to save this outstanding and unique “Eiffel style” 19th century heritage from being dismantled.”
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UK: 'Rags to Riches' project teaches Hayle school children about town's heritage

UK: 'Rags to Riches' project teaches Hayle school children about town's heritage | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ A huge cylinder that formed part of the largest steam engine ever built is at the heart of a project in Hayle to help school children understand the town's industrial heritage. The lessons in Hayle...”
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UK: Campaign to save transporter bridge over River Mersey

UK: Campaign to save transporter bridge over River Mersey | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A FACEBOOK page to save the town's transporter bridge, across the River Mersey, has gathered momentum after a BBC broadcast on Monday.
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UK: 40 years protecting the industrial heritage in Flanders

UK: 40 years protecting the industrial heritage in Flanders | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ The first industrial building in Flanders was protected by law in August 1975: the old distillery ‘Stellingwerff-Theunissen’ in Hasselt, which then seemed to be doomed for demolishment and to be replaced by modern flats.”
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UK: Railway posters exhibition remembers Frank Henry Mason in Hartlepool

UK: Railway posters exhibition remembers Frank Henry Mason in Hartlepool | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
An exhibition on Teesside celebrates the work by one of the UK's most popular railway poster artists
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USA: DePaul Carriage Factory Apartments in Rochester to be honored

USA: DePaul Carriage Factory Apartments in Rochester to be honored | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“The Preservation League of New York State has selected the DePaul Carriage Factory Apartments in Rochester to receive an award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.”
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UK: Manchester's Trafford Park, the world's first industrial estate

UK: Manchester's Trafford Park, the world's first industrial estate | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ This five square mile stretch of meadow and deer park became the great arsenal of the second world war effort, and the brains and guts of industrialised Britain”
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Ireland: Farnaught Lime Kiln

Ireland: Farnaught Lime Kiln | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
South Leitrim and in particular the areas of Mohill and Gortletteragh celebrated its industrial heritage last Thursday with the opening of the newly renovated Farnaught Lime Kiln on the grounds of the Lough Rynn estate.
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USA: Virginia Museum of Transportation's Triumphant Return of J 611 Steam Locomotive

USA: Virginia Museum of Transportation's Triumphant Return of J 611 Steam Locomotive | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“For nearly 20 years she’s sat silent, but on Saturday, May 30, the Norfolk & Western Class J 611™ Steam Passenger Locomotive, the most powerful steam passenger locomotive ever built, will triumphantly return to her...”
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UK: Museum planned for Holman Brothers showroom in Cornwall

UK: Museum planned for Holman Brothers showroom in Cornwall | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
A DERELICT showroom could be set to be transformed into a centre celebrating Cornwall's industrial heritage. The former Holmans Brothers showroom, which is just over 100 years old and has remained...
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Ireland: SS Nomadic

Ireland: SS Nomadic | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“The SS Nomadic, a steamship built to tender to White Star Line's ocean liners including RMS Titanic, is to be operated by Titanic Belfast from this week.”
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Ireland: Derry's railway heritage

Ireland: Derry's railway heritage | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“Creating jobs and wealth in Derry has always been a struggle. During the 19th century, when garment manufacturing was the key industry, Derry was also a railway city.”
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Scotland: Easdale Island's slate quarries

Scotland: Easdale Island's slate quarries | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“Easdale Island - the slate quarries that roofed the world. Sounds like a grand title, doesn't it - but that's what made this small island just 16 miles south”
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USA: This 19th Century 'Stench Map' Shows How Smells Reshaped New York City

USA: This 19th Century 'Stench Map' Shows How Smells Reshaped New York City | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ Malodorous industries moved from Manhattan to Brooklyn, shifting the industrial landscape.”
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Le bruit et l'odeur cartographiés

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USA: Historical society aiming to help Barre bakery rise again

USA: Historical society aiming to help Barre bakery rise again | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“Times Argus Online - Vermont news, Vermont election results, Barre News, Montpelier News, Central Vermont News, local news, Vermont government, Vermont sports, Vermont classifieds, Jobs in Vermont”
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USA: T/TT position in IA in Michigan TEch

USA: T/TT position in IA in Michigan TEch | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“Hello all, Michigan Technological University’s Industrial Archaeology program is hiring for a third Tenure/Trenure-track faculty position this year. This open-level position will be filled by an industrial archaeologist.”
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USA: Watch Detroit change before your very eyes

USA: Watch Detroit change before your very eyes | Industrial Heritage | Scoop.it
“ To see how the Motor City has changed over some of its 313 years, simply drag your mouse across the photos from left to right and watch Detroit transform before your eyes.”
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