Invention of the Steam Engine

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In 1711, Thomas Newcomen invented the first machine which utilized steam power to operate a water pump. By the 1800’s, steam engines were powering mills, factories, breweries, trains and many other different machines for various industrial purposes. In 1804, the first steam engine train was introduced to Britain

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