Mining at the time of the Industrial Revolution
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
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The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionised technology.
The California Gold Rush started in 1848, near San Francisco.
Industrial estates provide infrastructure and services for companies.
Inventions in the 18th century resulted in huge advances in the development of the textile industry.
As opposed to underground mines, in open-pit mines the layers covering coal are removed, coal is extracted on the surface.
The English engineer George Stephenson’s locomotive was built for a competition of locomotives in 1829.
Owing to the inventions in the 18th century, textile industry became one of the most important industries.
The scene depicts the extremities of the Victorian era, presenting the throne room and a workhouse.
A force can be measured by measuring the twisting of the torsion wire in a torsion balance.
As opposed to opencast mines, in underground mines the layers covering coal are not removed, coal is extracted from mine shafts.
A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.
Machinery that pumps crude oil to the surface
Typical working-class districts with unhealthy living conditions were built at the time of the Industrial Revolution.