Steam engine still in working order

Smethwick Engine, built in 1779, is a steam engine still in working order. It was design by James Watt, and built by the Birmingham Canal Company, England. The Smethwick Engine is now located in the collection of the Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry. But between the years of 1779 and 1891 (over 100 years in service) it pumped water on the canal at Smethwick, England.

Date:
      1779, 1891
Name(s):
      James Watt
Occupation:
      Designer
Location:
      England


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