fixed steam engines used for pumping or driving mills and factories, and for power generation; including Newcomen fire engines, beam engines, engines with horizondal and vertical cylinders; turbines are not includes, for those see 'steam turbines'
To present the remains of Mellor Mill as a free of charge Cultural Asset through physical excavation, on-site interpretation, digital interpretation and film as part of a £1.6M Heritage Lottery Funded project.
Also the UK site for an EU 2020 project STORM looking at effect of Climate Change as it affects Cutural Heritage across Europe. This €7.2M project includes sites in Portugal, Italy, Turkey, Greece and our own in UK.
Eperon d'Or is a splendid historic art deco shoe factory, which now houses the municipal shoe and brush collection, including the tools and machinery to produce them. In the nearby power plant, the largest steam engine in Flanders is managed as an antenna of the museum