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General I.A. & Related Organisations

 Alcester & District Local History Society

 All about the Industrial Revolution

 Archaeological Sites Index - searchable database of more than 85,000 UK archaeological sites

 Archaeology Data Service of the University of York

 Archaeology On-line Guide - a comprehensive set of resources in German

 ArchaeologyExpert - a public interest website focused on general archaeology, archaeological sites, excavations and artefacts

 ArchNet- The Archaeology Network Virtual library

 ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), History & Heritage Center

 Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) - promoting the study, preservation and presentation of Britain's industrial heritage

 Ball Clay Heritage Society - preserving the heritage of ball clay production in Devon and Dorset.

 British Association of Paper Historians - a national association for anyone interested in paper making and it's history.

 British Brick Society - promotes the study and recording of all aspects of the archaeology and history of bricks, brickmaking and brickwork.

 Calderdale Industrial Museum

 Colectivo Proyecto Arrayanes - conserving the mining heritage of Linares, Spain.

 Conservare nv, the European Heritage Forum (Moving to a new site since 2011 !)

 Copper Coast Geopark, Ireland

 Craven & Pendle Geological Society

 Current Archaeology - magazine devoted to British archaeology

 Czech Geological Survey

 Derbyshire Archaeological Society

 + Dover Western Heights Preservation Society

 English Heritage- conservation of the built environment

 European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage (E-FAITH)

 Flemish Association for Industrial Archaeology- includes info on threatened sites

 Forest of Dean Local History Society

 Geological of Survey Ireland

 Geological Survey of Finland

 German Society for Clay-Pipe Research

 + GooseyGoo - a database of industrial heritage in the UK & Ireland. Sections include industrial explorer, events, preservation and jobs.

 Greater London IA Society (GLIAS)

 Greenwich Industrial History Society, London

 Hampshire Industrial Archaeology Society

 Historical Metallurgy Society

 'I Dig Sheffield', an online guide to the archaeology around Sheffield and the Peak District.

 Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland

 Industrial Heritage of Ireland: Railways, Canals, Mining, Visitor Centres & much more.

 Industrial History of Cumbria

 Institution of Civil Engineers- Historical engineers and engineering.

 Institution of Engineering and Technology - The IET

 Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society

 Landscape Observatory - covers industrial landscapes and their diversity, with special impact on those of Catalonia, Spain.

 Mailbase List for discussion of I.A. - Fieldwork, research, individuals and establishments.

 Medway Industrial Archaeology Group (MIAG), Chatham, Kent - Brook Pumping Station

 Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 Mills Archive - sharing records and history relating to traditional mills and milling

 Mills Research Group - a UK group of enthusiasts, who carry out mill research

 National Piers Society - promoting the interests of seaside piers.

 Newcomen Society for the study of the history of engineering and technology

 Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society

 North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society

 ? North East Industrial Archaeology Panel focused on sources of Information for research.

 Northamptonshire Industrial Archaeology Group

 Old Bricks - History at your feet. An interesting site covering bricks and brickworks

 Ordnance Survey, British mapmakers

 Oxford House Industrial History Society (at Risca Industrial History Museum, South Wales)

 Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

 Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England - Merged with English Heritage 1999

 Shropshire Geological Society

 SIWE: Stichting voor industrieel en wetenschappelijk erfgoed; a platform for IA in Flanders

 Society for Industrial Archaeology (USA)

 Society for Medieval Archaeology

 Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (includes a Mills section)

 Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society (SIAS)

 Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society

 StahlArt - superlative photography of Industrial History and Architecture; one of the earliest websites of artistic industrial photos

 Stourbridge- Historic information, including the Stourbridge Lion locomotive

 Surrey Industrial History Group

 Sussex Mills Group (part of Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society)

 The Institution of Engineers Australia

 The Plight of Women's Work in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales

 The Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum - covers the history of Ball Clay and Purbeck stone mining.

 The remains of Monmouthshire's industrial heritage.

 Trevithick Society- helping preserve the Industrial Archaeology of Cornwall

 UK Mills - devoted to all forms of Wind and Water powered machinery in the UK

 Warwickshire Industrial Archaeology Society

 Wealden Iron Research Group, covers Sussex, Kent and Surrey Weald.

 Wolverhampton Civic and Historical Society

 Worcestershire Industrial Archaeology & Local History Society, Worcester

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Iron & Steel Industry

 Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Alte Völklinger Eisenhütte - Völklinger Ironworks, Germany a UNESCO Site (German text only)

 Archaeology On-line Guide - a comprehensive set of resources in German

 Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Inc. Danzey Green Windmill, etc..

 Brewery History Society

 Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, Brierfield, Alabama

 Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipes (Rex Key)

 Broseley Local History Society- all about the Shropshire town & home of the Wilkinson Society

 Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

 Channel Tunnel - history, construction, facts & figures etc..

 Churchill Forge water mill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Shaped spades, shovels & other tools with tilt hammers.

 Clay Tobacco Pipes - Archaeology & Art

 Clydebridge Steel Works plus other Colvilles / British Steel / Corus iron and steel works in Scotland

 DK Recycling: blast furnaces turn waste into useful metal - an excellent firm run to benefit its employees and our environment.

 Friends of Melingriffith water pump (sadly the Friends disbanded in 2013, but the website continues)

 Gawith and Hogarth Snuff Makers - owners of Helsington Snuff Mill

 German Society for Clay-Pipe Research

 + GooseyGoo - a database of industrial heritage in the UK & Ireland. Sections include industrial explorer, events, preservation and jobs.

 Grand Shaft, Dover (part of the Dover - Western heights site)

 Greens Mill & Science Centre, Nottingham (former home of mathematical physicist, George Green)

 Hack Green 'Secret' Nuclear Bunker. An excellent museum of the cold war etc. in a declassified site

 ~ Harvey's Wine Cellars, Bristol (Historic 12th century wining & dining venue with small musuem)

 Historical Metallurgy Society

 Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904

 Joggins Fossil Cliffs of Nova Scotia - a World Heritage Site for geology and fossils

 Kelham Island (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Ken Hawley Trust - an internationally important collection of edge tools, cutlery and measuring instruments

 Landscape Observatory - covers industrial landscapes and their diversity, with special impact on those of Catalonia, Spain.

 Les roues des forges et les martinets - water powered forges, tilt hammers, pelton wheels etc.

 London's Industrial Heritage- Peter Marshalls photographic collection

 Lost Labours - Images of our post industrial landscape. Includes "In search of Agenoria".

 Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge - details, events and opening times

 + Millom Discovery Centre - showcases the history of the iron mining and steel works of the area

 Mining - Europe (covers mines and iron works in Europe)

 Museum of London - Clay tobacco pipe makers' marks database (in the Collections area)

 National Piers Society - promoting the interests of seaside piers.

 National Pipe Archive (NPA) - at the University of Liverpool

 Northern Ireland Industrial Heritage

 Nottingham Caves Survey - surveys and 3D fly-throughs of the sandstone caves under Nottingham.

 Old Bricks - History at your feet. An interesting site covering bricks and brickworks

 Porth Wen - an abandoned brickworks on Anglesey, Wales

 Regards de chaussée français anciens / Old French Iron Manhole Tops

 Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust - Kelham Island, Shepherd Wheel & Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

 Shepherd Wheel - water powered knife grinding workshop (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Show caves of the world - covers caves, mines and any underground sites open to the public - well worth browsing.

 Shropshire Geological Society

 StahlArt - superlative photography of Industrial History and Architecture; one of the earliest websites of artistic industrial photos

 Stahlseite - Superb pictures of the vanishing European iron & steel industry

 Stiperstones Inn- in the heart of the Shropshire lead mining area

 Stock Photography including steam boats, mines, steel works and railways at Foto Search

 Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Cumbria, UK (Owned by English Heritage)

 Swanage Museum - Purbeck stone and local history museum

 Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Iron & steel musuem, grist mill etc..

 Tata Steel Europe (once British Steel, then Corus Group)

 The History and Development of the Lock and Key

 Tyneside Family & Community History- 19th Century Colliery villages

 Virtuelles Museum für Industriekultur

 Walkley Clog Mill, Hebden Bridge- last surviving UK clog makers

 Wealden Iron Research Group, covers Sussex, Kent and Surrey Weald.

 Wortley Top Forge - An excellent iron forge museum including waterwheel-powered tilt hammers

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Mills

 Arcadia Mill Site, USA- First & largest early American water-powered industrial complex in Florida.

 Arkwright's Cromford Mill, Derbyshire

 Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Inc. Danzey Green Windmill, etc..

 Balmoral Grist Mill, Nova Scotia, Canada

 Belper North Mill Visitors Centre, Belper, Derbyshire. 2nd iron framed mill ever built.

 Bembridge Mill, Isle of Wight (owned by the National Trust)

 ~ Boughey's Mill - a Grade II listed water-powered corn mill in Staffordshire

 Brindley Water Mill Preservation Trust, Leek, Staffordshire

 Bunbury Water Mill, Bunbury, Cheshire

 Bursledon Windmill, Hampshire- the county's only working mill

 Buttrum's Wind Mill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK

 Caudwells Mill, Rowsley, Matlock, Derbyshire - a unique, grade II* listed water pwered roller flour mill

 Charlecote Mill, Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire

 Cheddleton Flint Mill Industrial Heritage Trust, Staffordshire

 Chesterton Windmill, Warwickshire (Windmill World)

 Churchill Forge water mill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Shaped spades, shovels & other tools with tilt hammers.

 Combe Mill Society, Blenheim Palace Sawmill

 Crabble Corn Mill, Dover, Kent & other Kent Mills (Crabble Corn Mill Trust)

 Crumplehorn Mill and Inn, Polperro, Cornwall

 Cymdeithas Melinau Cymru (Welsh Mills Society)

 Dakeyne high pressure hydraulic disk engine 1830. Ladygrove Mill, Two Dales, Derbyshire

 Daniel's Mill, Bridgnorth, Shropshire - largest waterwheel powered corn mill still working in Britain

 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mühlenkunde und Mühlenerhaltung (German only)

 Dilston Mill (former water mill, now B and B)

 Dudley Caving Club (formerly Dudley Cave Rescue Team) and Ruiton Windmill

 East Anglia Mills Society

 Eling Tide Mill, Totton & Eling, Southampton, Hampshire

 Federation des Moulins de France - National mills organisation for France.

 Federation Francaise des amis des Moulins (French only)

 Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, Worcestershire. Water powered needle scouring & polishing mill.

 Gleaston Watermill, Ulverston, Cumbria

 Gower Mill and Heritage Centre, South Wales - a 12th century water mill, one of the oldest welsh "Toll" mills.

 Greens Mill & Science Centre, Nottingham (former home of mathematical physicist, George Green)

 Hampshire mills Group

 Haxted Watermill Museum, Surrey (Official website) - mill, brasserie and bar

 Heage Windmill, Heage, Belper, Derbyshire. Working stone towered 6 sailed windmill.

 International Working Stationary Steam Engines: Excellent photographs, information and DVDs on steam powered mills still at work.

 Lacey Green Windmill, Buckinghamshire (Smockmill): official website including opening info. & details of history and restoration

 Les roues des forges et les martinets - water powered forges, tilt hammers, pelton wheels etc.

 ? Lincolnshire Mills Group - used to be a good starting point for mills of this area.

 Little Salkeld Watermill, Cumbria - working flour mill

 Longbridge Mill, Basingstoke

 Mapledurham Watermill, UK

 Maud Foster Windmill, tallest working British windmill.

 Midland Mills Open - Wind and Water mills open to the public in the Midlands of England.

 Midland Wind and Water Mills Group

 Mills and Millers of Ireland

 Mills Archive - sharing records and history relating to traditional mills and milling

 Mills of Northern Ireland - details of over 2500 mill sites with a list of their functions and owners.

 Mills Research Group - a UK group of enthusiasts, who carry out mill research

 Molinos de Viento en Reino Unido - large British mills list on a Spanish site

 Mosty Lea Water Mill, Stone, Staffordshire. Flint and bone grinding mill for pottery.

 Nether Alderley Water Mill, Cheshire (National Trust) - unusual wheel arrangement.

 New Hall Water Mill, Wylde Green Road, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

 Norfolk Windmills Trust (Preserve 20 mill sites - wind, water and steam)

 North East Mills Group

 North West Mills Group

 Outwood Windmill - oldest working windmill in the UK

 Path Head Water Mill, Blaydon, Tyne & Wear

 Quarry Bank Mill, Cotton Mill and Industrial Museum (National Trust)

 Redbournbury Watermill, St.Albans, Hertfordshire. Working water mill

 Sadler's Mill, Romsey, Hampshire

 Sarehole mill, Birmingham - a 250 year old working watermill associated with author J.R.R Tolkien.

 Sir Richard Arkwright's, Masson Mills, Derbyshire, Working Textile Museum

 Skerries Mills, Ireland: 2 restored windmills, restored watermill & old bakery building.

 Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM)

 Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (includes a Mills section)

 Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Cumbria, UK (Owned by English Heritage)

 Stroudwater Textile Trust & Dunkirk Mill Centre, Nailsworth

 Suffolk Mills Group - a Voluntary Association helping to care for Suffolk's old windmills and watermills

 Sussex Mills Group (part of Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society)

 Swannington Heritage Trust - Hough Windmill, Swannington railway incline, Snibston No.3 Colliery. Leicestershire

 T.I.M.S - The International Molinological Society

 Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Iron & steel musuem, grist mill etc..

 Thwaite Mills water mill museum - a fully-restored working watermill run by Leeds Council.

 Town Mill, Lyme Regis - a restored ancient working watermill in Dorset in England

 Trader Wind Mill, Sibsey, Boston, Lincolnshire

 Two Rivers Paper Mill, Somerset: Working mill 400 years old, still has much of the ancient wooden milling machinery.

 UK Mills - devoted to all forms of Wind and Water powered machinery in the UK

 Upminster Windmill

 Wellesbourne Watermill, Warwickshire

 Wessex Mills Group - covers the milling heritage of Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire

 Whitchurch Silk Mill, Hampshire

 ~ Whitemill water mill, on the River Stour, Shapwick near Wimborne, Dorset

 Wicken Windmill, Cambridgeshire. A working Corn 'smock' windmill.

 Willesborough Windmill, Kent

 Wilton Windmill, near Wilton, Marlborough, Wiltshire. A working windmill

 Wind and Water Mills of the UK- devoted to all forms of Wind and Water powered machinery in the U.K.

 Windmill World - Mark Berry's Windmill site, photographs etc..

 Windmills in Eastern Germany (German and English)

 Woodbridge Tide Mill, Suffolk. Working tide mill

 Worsborough Mill (working water mill)

 Wymondham Windmill , Wymondham, Leicestershire.

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Mining

 Abenteuer Bergbau (German text)

 AditNow: information sharing resource & discussion forum for the mine exploration community with a searchable database and thousands of photographs.

 Alderley Edge Copper Mines (Part of Derbyshire Caving Club's site)

 Allihies Copper Mine Museum, Co. Cork, Ireland

 Apedale Mining Museum (coal), part of Apedale Heritage Centre. Underground trips available

 Atlas Coal Mine, Canada (run by the A.C.M.Historical Society)

 Australian Winding Engine Driver Contractor, JDC Pty.- Fascinating info, photos & links

 Ball Clay Heritage Society - preserving the heritage of ball clay production in Devon and Dorset.

 Bath Stone Group

 Bath Stone Mines around Corsham (Brian Gibbs)

 Beamish Open Air Museum - Official Site

 Bersham Colliery Mining Museum

 Berwyn Slate Quarry, Llangollen

 Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales

 Blue John Mine and Cavern, Castleton, Derbyshire

 Camborne School of Mines, Cornwall (Now part of Exeter Univeristy)

 Cambrian Safaris - Mining history themed tours in North Ceredigion

 Carn Brea Mining Society - encourages the study of all aspects of mining, geology and mineralogy in the South West of England.

 Chatterley Whitfield Mining Museum - Friends web site

 Clearwell Caves - Ancient iron mines

 Clwyd-Powys Metal Mines Survey

 Cobalt Mining Legacy - Heritage Silver Trail, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada

 Colectivo Proyecto Arrayanes - conserving the mining heritage of Linares, Spain.

 Collieries in Northumberland and Durham (Compiled by Brian Pears)

 Colorado School of Mines

 Cornish engines- a superb collection of 3D renderings by Roland Wagener

 Cornish Mining Images - superb collection of black and white pictures by Simon Jones

 Craven & Pendle Geological Society

 Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine, Wales

 Delabole Slate Quarry, Cornwall

 Deutsches Bergbau-Museum, Bochum (now also in English)

 Dolaucothi Gold Mines Museum (National Trust)

 Drake Well Museum, Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA - home of the first modern oil well

 Dudley Caving Club (formerly Dudley Cave Rescue Team) and Ruiton Windmill

 Durham Miner Project - community project researching mining in County Durham and Sunderland during 2003 and early 2004.

 Durham Mining Museum

 ? Early Mines Research Group

 Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines De Saint-Etienne, Rhone-Alpes region, France

 Ecton Mine Educational Trust, Ecton Copper Mine, Derbyshire

 Ehrenfriedersdorf Mining Museum, Germany, with virtual tour, Mineral Museum and Asthma clinic

 Elsecar Heritage Centre - within the former ironworks & colliery workshops of the Earl Fitzwilliam Mine.

 ERMINA Equipe Interdisciplinaire d'Etudes et Recherches Archéologiques sur les Mines Anciennes etc.

 Fife Mining Heritage Society

 Folldal Gruver, Norway (Copper Mine and Museum)

 Forest of Dean Coal Mining - details of the Gales in Dean, plus a map of coal & ironstone mines

 Friends of St.Aidan's BE1150 Dragline - looking after "Oddball" the preserved walking dragline

 Fundacion Sierra Minera - The Sierra Minera Foundation, Associations and people concerned with mining history around La Union and Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

 GAG - Grubenarchäologische Gesellschaft - German Mining history society

 Glengowla Silver Lead mine, Co. Galway - Ireland's ONLY Show Mine

 Great Orme Ancient Copper Mines museum, Llandudno, Wales

 Great Orme Exploration Society- exploring 4000 year old copper mines

 Grimes Graves prehistoric flint mines in Norfolk, England

 Grube Samson, Sankt Andreasberg, Harz (German text) - UNESCO site, includes underground reversing waterwheel & man engine

 Haig Pit Mining and Colliery Museum, Whitehaven, Cumbria - preserving a pair of magnificent steam winders

 Harvey Stone Quarry and Stonemasons (Bath Stone)

 Hawkstone Park follies and copper mine, Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire

 Health & Safety Executive - Mines Inspectorate, UK

 Heights of Abraham and Cavern Tours, Matlock bath, Derbyshire

 Heroes of Mine - a brief history of Mines Rescue in the UK

 Hidden Earth - National (UK) caving conference

 History of coal mining in the Illawarra region of NSW Australia

 + Honister Slate Mine (the last working slate mine in England) - Mine tours & Via Ferrata

 Huskar Pit Memorial

 Imerys (English China Clay International) - Ceramics section

 In memory of Philip Healey - Ilkeston Mines Rescue (includes lots of other information too)

 International Souterrain Union - lots of useful links (site in several languages)

 Kelly Mine and Kelly Mine Preservation Society, Lustleigh, Devon.

 + Kent Mining Museum - on the site of Betteshanger Colliery, Kent’s last working coal mine (OPENING SPRING 2018)

 Kernow, Land of Tin: Words and pictures of Cornish mines, including South Crofty

 Killhope Lead Mining Centre, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

 King Edward Mine Museum - an award winning mining museum

 Kola Superdeep Borehole - 12.26 km

 Lancashire Mining Museum at Astley Green - based on Astley Green Colliery with its huge engines and lattice headframe.

 L'Argentière - France (Silver Mining heritage site)

 Laxey Mines Research Group, Isle of Man

 Le Roi Gold Mine, Rossland Museum , B.C., Canada

 Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway - Britain's highest adhesion railway, built for refined lead

 Lewarde Historical Mining Centre, Northern France

 LKAB -worlds largest underground iron ore mine & musuem, Kiruna, Northern Sweden

 Llechwedd Slate Caverns

 Magpie mine, Derbyshire

 Meadow Colliery Memorial Gardens- to miners of Meadow Pit & Madeley Wood Co. Shropshire

 Merioneth Manganese: The manganese mines of the former county of Merioneth, North Wales.

 + Millom Discovery Centre - showcases the history of the iron mining and steel works of the area

 Mine-explorer.co.uk - All about mine exploration, with excellent photographs and useful information.

 Miners Advice - Aimed at British coal miners, includes a lot of useful and topical information

 Miners Flame Safety Lamps - the Wand of Science

 Miner's Flame Safety Lamps -site selling Welsh flame safety lamps, with some historical info.

 Miner's Lamps - a history (Collectors Page in English and French)

 Mines and Caves of North Wales (Chris Cowdery)

 Mines and Quarries of North Wales: A searchable gazetteer and bibliography of the mines and quarries of North Wales

 Mining - Europe (covers mines and iron works in Europe)

 Mining Artifacts & History - a photo archive (Pages with many large photos - may be slow to download)

 Mining district of St Just-in-Penwith, west Cornwall

 ~ Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland (Only a single page now)

 Mining History Association

 Mining History Association (North America)

 Mining History information Pages (by Peter Claughton at Exeter University)

 Mining History Network - has scores of useful addresses

 Mining Technology - The website for the mining industry

 Mining USA- Mining organisations and mining history

 Morwellham - Quay, Museum and Visitor centre

 Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead, Scotland

 Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead, Scotland

 NAMHO Conference website (National Association of Mining History Organisations)

 National Association of Mining History Organisations

 National Coal Mining Museum for England at Caphouse Colliery, Wakefield

 National Mining Memorabilia Association (UK)

 National Mining Museum Scotland - based on the Lady Victoria Colliery

 Nenthead Mines Conservation Society - working on the conservation and history of the mines at Nenthead, Cumbria

 Nenthead Mines Exploration: Information on the area, details of the mines and trips with many photos.

 Northern Mines Research Society

 + Oaks Colliery Disaster 1866 Memorial website (Oaks Explosion)

 Outokumpu Old Mine and Mining Museum, Finland (Mining musuem in the North Carelia Copper mining area)

 Parque Minero La Union - Mines of La Union & the Sierra Minera of Murcia, Spain (in Spanish)

 Parys Underground Group - Exploring the famous Parys Mountain (Mynydd Trysglwyn) copper mine on Anglesey

 Peak District Mines Historical Society (PDMHS)

 Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine

 Pleasley Colliery

 + Pleasley Pit Trust and Country Park - based on Pleasley Colliery

 Poldark Mine and Museum, Wendron, Cornwall

 Politiko Phorades - excavations of a bronze age smetling site, Cyprus

 Poynton Collieries (Cheshire), (by David Kitching)

 Rammelsberger Bergbaumuseum, Goslar, Germany (UNESCO Site)

 Rhiwbach slate quarry and its tramway

 Rhondda Heritage Park, Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, Wales 9Now the The Welsh Mining Experience)

 Rhosydd - a Ffestiniog slate quarry

 Rosevale Tin Mine, Zennor - the only underground restoration project of its kind in Cornwall

 Scopriminiera (Ecomuseo delle Miniere) - Italy

 Show caves of the world - covers caves, mines and any underground sites open to the public - well worth browsing.

 Shropshire Caving and Mining Club (U.K.)

 Shropshire Mines Trust- a charity looking after Shropshire's unique mining heritage

 Silver Mountain Experience - based on the Llywernog Silver Lead Mine, Aberystwyth

 Slate Industry of North and Mid Wales

 Snailbeach mine, Shropshire

 Snibston Discovery Park (based at Snibston Colliery) - SADLY CLOSED DOWN

 South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group (SGMRG)

 South Wales Coalfield collection (SWCC)

 + South Wales Miners' Museum - the first mining Museum in Wales.

 Staffordshire coal mining

 State Mine Heritage Park & Railway, a former New South Wales Coal Mine (Australia)

 Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg - The Netherlands' last coal mine, now a museum.

 Steep Rock Iron Mines, Canada (Working Mine)

 Subterranea Britannica- Promoting the study and use of man-made underground space

 Swannington Heritage Trust - Hough Windmill, Swannington railway incline, Snibston No.3 Colliery. Leicestershire

 Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, North Wales

 Tar Tunnel, Coalport (Part of The Ironbridge Gorge Museum) - You can no longer enter the Tunnel, but can 'view' it

 The Plight of Women's Work in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales

 The Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum - covers the history of Ball Clay and Purbeck stone mining.

 Tytyri Mining Museum, Finland- a former iron mine

 U.S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration

 Welsh Coal Mines, pictures, poems and memories

 Welsh Mines Society

 Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum

 Women in the Coal Mining industry

 Woodhorn colliery museum and Northumberland Archives

 Zloty Stok Gold Mine and Museum - Poland

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Miscellaneous

 Archaeology On-line Guide - a comprehensive set of resources in German

 Brewery History Society

 Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipes (Rex Key)

 Broseley Local History Society- all about the Shropshire town & home of the Wilkinson Society

 Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

 Channel Tunnel - history, construction, facts & figures etc..

 Churchill Forge water mill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Shaped spades, shovels & other tools with tilt hammers.

 Clay Tobacco Pipes - Archaeology & Art

 DK Recycling: blast furnaces turn waste into useful metal - an excellent firm run to benefit its employees and our environment.

 Gawith and Hogarth Snuff Makers - owners of Helsington Snuff Mill

 German Society for Clay-Pipe Research

 + GooseyGoo - a database of industrial heritage in the UK & Ireland. Sections include industrial explorer, events, preservation and jobs.

 Grand Shaft, Dover (part of the Dover - Western heights site)

 Greens Mill & Science Centre, Nottingham (former home of mathematical physicist, George Green)

 Hack Green 'Secret' Nuclear Bunker. An excellent museum of the cold war etc. in a declassified site

 ~ Harvey's Wine Cellars, Bristol (Historic 12th century wining & dining venue with small musuem)

 Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904

 Joggins Fossil Cliffs of Nova Scotia - a World Heritage Site for geology and fossils

 Landscape Observatory - covers industrial landscapes and their diversity, with special impact on those of Catalonia, Spain.

 London's Industrial Heritage- Peter Marshalls photographic collection

 Lost Labours - Images of our post industrial landscape. Includes "In search of Agenoria".

 Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge - details, events and opening times

 Museum of London - Clay tobacco pipe makers' marks database (in the Collections area)

 National Piers Society - promoting the interests of seaside piers.

 National Pipe Archive (NPA) - at the University of Liverpool

 Northern Ireland Industrial Heritage

 Nottingham Caves Survey - surveys and 3D fly-throughs of the sandstone caves under Nottingham.

 Old Bricks - History at your feet. An interesting site covering bricks and brickworks

 Porth Wen - an abandoned brickworks on Anglesey, Wales

 Regards de chaussée français anciens / Old French Iron Manhole Tops

 Show caves of the world - covers caves, mines and any underground sites open to the public - well worth browsing.

 Shropshire Geological Society

 Stiperstones Inn- in the heart of the Shropshire lead mining area

 Stock Photography including steam boats, mines, steel works and railways at Foto Search

 Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Cumbria, UK (Owned by English Heritage)

 Swanage Museum - Purbeck stone and local history museum

 The History and Development of the Lock and Key

 Tyneside Family & Community History- 19th Century Colliery villages

 Virtuelles Museum für Industriekultur

 Walkley Clog Mill, Hebden Bridge- last surviving UK clog makers

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Museums (Industrial)

 Abbey Pumping Station - Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology

 Amberley Museum (Amberley Chalk Pits Museum)

 Anson Engine Museum, Anson Road, Poynton, Cheshire

 Arbetets museum (Museum of Work), Sweden - in an old cotton mill

 Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Inc. Danzey Green Windmill, etc..

 Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group (on the site of Dunaskin Open Air Museum, formerly Dalmellington Iron Works), Scotland

 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum - Birth place of american railroading(!) reputed to have the Stourbridge Lion

 Beamish Open Air Museum - Official Site

 Bersham Colliery Mining Museum

 Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales

 Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport, Wythall

 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

 + Birmingham Museums: Musuem of the Jewellery Quarter (preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter)

 Birmingham Museums: Soho House (Georgian home of Matthew Boulton)

 Black Country Museum

 Blackgang Sawmill, Ventor, Isle of Wight

 Bletchley Park National Codes Centre - site of WW2 British codebreaking & birthplace of modern computing

 Blue John Mine and Cavern, Castleton, Derbyshire

 Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, Brierfield, Alabama

 British Engineerium, Goldstone Pumping Station, Hove, East Sussex (CLOSED to the Public)

 Cambridge Museum of Technology- preserved Victorian Pumping Station and Working Museum

 Canal Museum Stoke Bruerne - part of the National Waterways Museum

 Chatterley Whitfield Mining Museum - Friends web site

 Clearwell Caves - Ancient iron mines

 Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum (formerly the Tom Leonard Mining Museum)

 Cobalt Mining Legacy - Heritage Silver Trail, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada

 Combe Mill Society, Blenheim Palace Sawmill

 Cruquius beam engine, Holland (Enthusiasts website - excellent 3d animations of worlds largest steam pumping engine)

 Cruquius beam engine, Holland (Official Musuem website)

 De Havilland Heritage Museum (incorporating the Mosquito Aircraft Museum)

 Deustches Museum, Munich - (Science & technology- including textiles)

 Deutsches Bergbau-Museum, Bochum (now also in English)

 Deutsches Salzmuseum (German Salt Museum), Lüneburg

 Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station- Unique Grade 2 listed restored gas fired engines & pumps

 Dolaucothi Gold Mines Museum (National Trust)

 Drake Well Museum, Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA - home of the first modern oil well

 Durham Mining Museum

 Ecomuseum and Archives of the Boom Brickworks, Holland (Dutch Only)

 Ehrenfriedersdorf Mining Museum, Germany, with virtual tour, Mineral Museum and Asthma clinic

 Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop - museum includes the Armory site (USA)

 Elsecar Heritage Centre - within the former ironworks & colliery workshops of the Earl Fitzwilliam Mine.

 Folldal Gruver, Norway (Copper Mine and Museum)

 Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, Worcestershire. Water powered needle scouring & polishing mill.

 Forncett Industrial Steam Museum - stationary steam engines in steam, 1st Sunday May to November

 Foxton Inclined Plane Trust (FIPT) and Canal Museum

 Fundacion Sierra Minera - The Sierra Minera Foundation, Associations and people concerned with mining history around La Union and Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

 Gloucester Waterways Museum - part of the National Waterways Museum

 Gower Mill and Heritage Centre, South Wales - a 12th century water mill, one of the oldest welsh "Toll" mills.

 Great Orme Ancient Copper Mines museum, Llandudno, Wales

 Grube Samson, Sankt Andreasberg, Harz (German text) - UNESCO site, includes underground reversing waterwheel & man engine

 Guerra-Gregorj Kiln, Province of Treviso, St.Antonino, Italy

 Haig Pit Mining and Colliery Museum, Whitehaven, Cumbria - preserving a pair of magnificent steam winders

 Heights of Abraham and Cavern Tours, Matlock bath, Derbyshire

 Helmshore Mills Textile Museum, Rosendale, Lancashire (Sadly Closed)

 Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

 + Honister Slate Mine (the last working slate mine in England) - Mine tours & Via Ferrata

 Internal Fire - Museum of Power (an excellent small museum in Wales)

 Ironbridge Gorge Museum

 Kelham Island (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Kennet & Avon Canal Museum and Trust

 + Kent Mining Museum - on the site of Betteshanger Colliery, Kent’s last working coal mine (OPENING SPRING 2018)

 + Kidwelly Industrial Museum - site of the second oldest recorded UK tinplate works

 Killhope Lead Mining Centre, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

 King Edward Mine Museum - an award winning mining museum

 + Kirkaldy Testing Museum - preserves a unique Victorian Materials Testing Machine in working order in the premises built to house it.

 Lancashire Mining Museum at Astley Green - based on Astley Green Colliery with its huge engines and lattice headframe.

 Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA (Now at Lancaster History Museum)

 Langton Matravers Museum & Local History Society (formerly the Coachouse Museum, Purbeck stone industry)

 L'Argentière - France (Silver Mining heritage site)

 Le Roi Gold Mine, Rossland Museum , B.C., Canada

 Lewarde Historical Mining Centre, Northern France

 Lion Salt Works, Northwich, Cheshire

 LKAB -worlds largest underground iron ore mine & musuem, Kiruna, Northern Sweden

 London Canal Museum

 London Museum of Water & Steam (formerly Kew Bridge Steam Museum)

 London Transport Museum

 Magna - Science Adventure Centre

 Manchester Museum of Science & Industry

 Medway Industrial Archaeology Group (MIAG), Chatham, Kent - Brook Pumping Station

 Merseyside Maritime Museum

 Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group

 Mildenberg brickworks museum, Germany. Also has old steam engines & railways. (Website in German.)

 Milestones- Hampshire's Living History Museum (transport, technology etc.)

 + Millom Discovery Centre - showcases the history of the iron mining and steel works of the area

 Mineral Museums of Finland

 ~ Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre - tramways around Redruth, Cornwall (part of King Edward Mine)

 Morwellham - Quay, Museum and Visitor centre

 Museos de la Industria, la Ciencia la Tecnica - Links to industrial museums in Spain (in Spanish)

 Museum of English Rural Life, Reading

 Museum of Industrial Archaeology & Textile (MIAT), Ghent, Belgium

 Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead, Scotland

 Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead, Scotland

 Museum of London - Clay tobacco pipe makers' marks database (in the Collections area)

 Museum of the Chemical Industry, Liverpool

 National Coal Mining Museum for England at Caphouse Colliery, Wakefield

 National Media Museum (formerly the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television)

 National Mining Museum Scotland - based on the Lady Victoria Colliery

 National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park- restored Colossus computer & much more

 National Museum of Flight, Scotland

 National Railway Museum, York

 National Waterways Museum (formerly Ellesmere Port Boat Museum)

 Netherlands Textile Museum (Nederlands Textielmuseum), Tilburg, Netherlands

 New England Wireless and Steam Museum has an extensive collection of steam engines and wirelesses.

 New Lanark, cotton mill village and World Heritage Site

 Norfolk Windmills Trust (Preserve 20 mill sites - wind, water and steam)

 Outokumpu Old Mine and Mining Museum, Finland (Mining musuem in the North Carelia Copper mining area)

 Parque Minero La Union - Mines of La Union & the Sierra Minera of Murcia, Spain (in Spanish)

 Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine

 + Pleasley Pit Trust and Country Park - based on Pleasley Colliery

 Poldark Mine and Museum, Wendron, Cornwall

 Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

 Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Gladstone Pottery Museum and Etruria Industrial Museum

 Prestongrange Industrial Museum (has a cornish beam engine - only one left in Scotland)

 Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum, Ely, Cambridgeshire

 Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, Harle Syke, Burnley, Lancashire (CLOSED - may re-open)

 RAF Museums - Cosford Aerospace & Hendon

 Rammelsberger Bergbaumuseum, Goslar, Germany (UNESCO Site)

 Rhondda Heritage Park, Lewis Merthyr Colliery, Trehafod, Wales 9Now the The Welsh Mining Experience)

 Risca Industrial History Museum, South Wales

 Rüdersdorf: Limekilns and limestone quarrying; industrial monuments in a parkland setting.

 Ryhope Engines Museum near Sunderland

 Science Museum, London

 Scopriminiera (Ecomuseo delle Miniere) - Italy

 Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network - some material on New Lanark.

 Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust - Kelham Island, Shepherd Wheel & Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

 Shepherd Wheel - water powered knife grinding workshop (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Show caves of the world - covers caves, mines and any underground sites open to the public - well worth browsing.

 Silk Mill - Derby's Museum of Industry and History [DUE to RE-OPEN 2020]

 Silver Mountain Experience - based on the Llywernog Silver Lead Mine, Aberystwyth

 Sir Richard Arkwright's, Masson Mills, Derbyshire, Working Textile Museum

 Somerset Brick & Tile Museum, East Quay, Bridgwater, Somerset

 + South Wales Miners' Museum - the first mining Museum in Wales.

 Spotswood Pumping Station, Melbourne, Australia

 Steam Museum, Ireland - in impressive buildings & grounds near Dublin

 Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg - The Netherlands' last coal mine, now a museum.

 Sygun Copper Mine, Beddgelert, North Wales

 Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Iron & steel musuem, grist mill etc..

 Tar Tunnel, Coalport (Part of The Ironbridge Gorge Museum) - You can no longer enter the Tunnel, but can 'view' it

 + Tees Cottage Pumping Station Coniscliffe Road, Darlington

 Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario

 Textile Museum, Washington D.C., USA

 The 24 hour Museum - details of UK Museums, Galleries and Heritage sites

 The National Brewery Centre (formerly The Bass Museum), Burton-on-Trent

 + The Postal Museum - New for 2017 ride the Mail Rail

 The Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum - covers the history of Ball Clay and Purbeck stone mining.

 The Science Museum at Wroughton, home to the Science Museum large-object store, Library and Archive.

 The Wandle Industrial Museum - established in 1983 to preserve the industrial history of the Wandle Valley and its heritage.

 ThinkTank, the Birmingham Museum of Science & Discovery - home of the Smethick beam pumping engine c1779

 Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

 Thwaite Mills water mill museum - a fully-restored working watermill run by Leeds Council.

 Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft - the largest Collection of Preserved Trolleybuses

 Tytyri Mining Museum, Finland- a former iron mine

 UK Museums & Galleries A-Z

 Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Holywood, Belfast

 Virtuelles Museum für Industriekultur

 Walsall Leather Museum

 Waterworks Museum - Hereford

 Weald & Downland Open Air Museum

 Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse (housed in the former Northwich workhouse)

 Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum

 Willenhall Lock Museum (The Locksmiths House)

 + Wind Energy Museum, Great Yarmouth (inc. Morse windmill & windpump collection)

 + Windermere Jetty - Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories (former site of Windermere Steamboat Museum) OPENING SOON

 Woodhorn colliery museum and Northumberland Archives

 Wortley Top Forge - An excellent iron forge museum including waterwheel-powered tilt hammers

 Yorkshire Dales Mining Museum, Earby - SADLY CLOSED DOWN

 Zloty Stok Gold Mine and Museum - Poland

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Road & Rail Transport

 Age of Steam- including the Timothy Hackworth museum, works & loco photographs

 Amberley Museum Industrial Narrow Gauge Railway Collection

 Association of Railway Museums (USA)

 Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group (on the site of Dalmellington Ironworks)

 Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group (on the site of Dunaskin Open Air Museum, formerly Dalmellington Iron Works), Scotland

 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum - Birth place of american railroading(!) reputed to have the Stourbridge Lion

 Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport, Wythall

 Birmingham Railway Museum Trust

 California State Railway Museum, USA

 Churnet Valley Railway, Cheddleton, Staffordshire Moorlands

 Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden

 David Bradley's site, with lots of pictures of London Transport trolleybuses.

 East Anglian Traction Engine Society

 Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

 Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

 Foxfield Steam Railway, Staffordshire

 Furness Railway Trust

 Golden Valley Light Railway, Amber valley, Derbyshire

 Great Southern and Western Railway, Eire- pages dedicated to the history & remains of the line

 Great Western Society, Didcot Railway Centre, Oxfordshire

 Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Society - based at Bursledon Brickworks Museum

 Industrial Narrow Gauge Railways - all about them and high quality videos for sale

 International Working Steam Locomotives

 International Working Steam Locomotives: A huge collection of excellent photographs, video and information from around the world

 Isle of Wight Steam Railway

 Keighly & Worth Valley Railway

 Lancashire Traction Engine Club

 Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway - Britain's highest adhesion railway, built for refined lead

 Light Rail Transit Association

 Light Railway Research Society of Australia

 London Transport Museum

 MailRail - London's Post Office Railway- 23 miles of underground 2 foot gauge line (Unofficial site)

 Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society (support organisation for the North Norfolk Railway)

 Milestones- Hampshire's Living History Museum (transport, technology etc.)

 ~ Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre - tramways around Redruth, Cornwall (part of King Edward Mine)

 National Railway Museum, York

 National Traction Engine Trust

 Orange Empire Railway Museum, USA

 Rails North - railways around the cirumpolar North

 Railway & Canal Historical Society

 Railway Friends Society, Belgrade - The Virtual Roundhouse

 Railway Preservation News, USA

 Railways & Canals of Telford, Shropshire

 Rhiwbach slate quarry and its tramway

 Road Locomotive Society

 Road Roller Association

 Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - the world's smallest public railway

 Scott's Railroad Archaeology- Boston & Maine Rail Road, USA

 Severn Valley Railway, Bridgnorth

 Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust

 South Tynedale Railway- narrow gauge railway between Alston and Kirkhaugh, Cumbria

 Stanley Steamers

 State Mine Heritage Park & Railway, a former New South Wales Coal Mine (Australia)

 Steam Car Club of Great Britain

 Steam Up - website for steam rallies and all things traction engine.

 Steamlocomotive.com

 Stourbridge- Historic information, including the Stourbridge Lion locomotive

 Swannington Heritage Trust - Hough Windmill, Swannington railway incline, Snibston No.3 Colliery. Leicestershire

 Talyllyn Railway - an historic Welsh narrow-gauge steam railway

 Tanfield Railway history - "The world's oldest railway"

 Telford Steam Railway

 Ten and a Quarter Railway Society

 The Midland Railway - Butterley, Derbyshire

 + The Postal Museum - New for 2017 ride the Mail Rail

 Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft - the largest Collection of Preserved Trolleybuses

 UK Heritage Railways - a guide to all preserved lines, museums & societies

 Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Holywood, Belfast

 University of York - Institute for Railway Studies

 Watercress Line, Hampshire

 Welsh Highland Railway

 Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Society

 West of England Steam Engine Society

 White Pass & Yukon Railroad, Alaska

 Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum (Maine, USA)

 Workington Transport Heritage Trust - railways & buses

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Ships & Ports

 Consuta Trust - preserving the Steam launch Consuta

 Finnish Steam Yacht Association (Suomen Höyrypursiseura ry)

 German Steamboat Society

 Inboard marine engine research and information. Collectors, restorers, and users.

 International Steamboat Society

 Maid of the Loch steam ship - paddle steamer on Loch Lomond

 Merseyside Maritime Museum

 Migges Glaser's Dampfboote - DS LAGAVULIN

 National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

 Paddle Steamers - 'a unique heritage preserved'

 Paddlesteamer Patria

 Pleasure Steamers Waverley and Balmoral

 SS Elfdalen, Swedish Steam boat on Lake Siljan, Sweden (slow to load)

 SS Engelbrekts, Swedish Steam boat site

 SS Shieldhall - preserved steam ship at Southampton

 StahlArt - superlative photography of Industrial History and Architecture; one of the earliest websites of artistic industrial photos

 Steam Boat Association (Great Britain)

 Steam Boat Association of Australia

 Steam Boat Association of Sweden (Sveriges Ångbåtsförening)

 Steam narrow boat President

 Swedish East Indiaman "Götheborg", a magnificent oak & pine 18th century sailing ship replica

 Vereniging Stoomvaart - Dutch Steam Society (Has Google Translate option)

 + Windermere Jetty - Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories (former site of Windermere Steamboat Museum) OPENING SOON

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Sites (Industrial)

 Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Alcester & District Local History Society

 Alderley Edge Copper Mines (Part of Derbyshire Caving Club's site)

 Alte Völklinger Eisenhütte - Völklinger Ironworks, Germany a UNESCO Site (German text only)

 Arcadia Mill Site, USA- First & largest early American water-powered industrial complex in Florida.

 Atlas Coal Mine, Canada (run by the A.C.M.Historical Society)

 Bath Stone Mines around Corsham (Brian Gibbs)

 Berwyn Slate Quarry, Llangollen

 Blackgang Sawmill, Ventor, Isle of Wight

 ~ Boughey's Mill - a Grade II listed water-powered corn mill in Staffordshire

 Burlesdon Brickworks, Hampshire - a steam driven brickworks.

 Colectivo Proyecto Arrayanes - conserving the mining heritage of Linares, Spain.

 Cumbria- Mining History Sites

 Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine, Wales

 Delabole Slate Quarry, Cornwall

 Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop - museum includes the Armory site (USA)

 Friends of Melingriffith water pump (sadly the Friends disbanded in 2013, but the website continues)

 Guerra-Gregorj Kiln, Province of Treviso, St.Antonino, Italy

 Haig Pit Mining and Colliery Museum, Whitehaven, Cumbria - preserving a pair of magnificent steam winders

 Imerys (English China Clay International) - Ceramics section

 Kelly Mine and Kelly Mine Preservation Society, Lustleigh, Devon.

 Landscape Observatory - covers industrial landscapes and their diversity, with special impact on those of Catalonia, Spain.

 Leawood Pump, Cromford, Derbyshire (Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group)

 Llechwedd Slate Caverns

 Lost Labours - Images of our post industrial landscape. Includes "In search of Agenoria".

 Lower Kem Mill Bleaching & Printing Works, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire

 Marstons Brewery, Burton-on-Trent - history and tour details.

 Meadowfoot Smelter, Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

 Middleton Top Engine House, Derbyshire (Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group)

 Palmerston North Electric Power Station, New Zealand - a 1924 power station (web site last updated 2007 !)

 Pilchard Works, Newlyn - Britain's last salt pilchard factory

 Politiko Phorades - excavations of a bronze age smetling site, Cyprus

 Porth Wen - an abandoned brickworks on Anglesey, Wales

 Prestongrange Industrial Museum (has a cornish beam engine - only one left in Scotland)

 Rhiwbach slate quarry and its tramway

 Route of Industrial Heritage at the Ruhr, 400km with over 500 places to visit (German text)

 Salts Mill, Bradford - fun exploration!

 Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust - Kelham Island, Shepherd Wheel & Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

 Shepherd Wheel - water powered knife grinding workshop (Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust)

 Sitios de Interes. Mapas de Patrimonio Industrial - Maps of some industrial heritage sites in Spain (in Spanish)

 Skerries Mills, Ireland: 2 restored windmills, restored watermill & old bakery building.

 Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Iron & steel musuem, grist mill etc..

 Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

 Walkley Clog Mill, Hebden Bridge- last surviving UK clog makers

 Willesborough Windmill, Kent

 Wortley Top Forge - An excellent iron forge museum including waterwheel-powered tilt hammers

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Specialists

 A M Productions Inc- Videos for mining technologists

 Abandoned Places - Photographs of abandoned factories and other places, stylishly presented via a Photo-wheel

 Ambra Books - local, industrial, mining and social

 Brian Carter's Steam Modelling & Technology site

 Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipes (Rex Key)

 Cambrian Safaris - Mining history themed tours in North Ceredigion

 Can Stock Photo - royalty free stock photography agency, including Industrial History subjects

 Dubtown - excellent artistic photographs and video of industry (Text in German)

 Friched.net - French industry in photographs

 GoGraph - royalty free stock photography and illustrations, including industrial & historical subjects

 + GooseyGoo - a database of industrial heritage in the UK & Ireland. Sections include industrial explorer, events, preservation and jobs.

 Ironinspired.com - combining the designs of 19th century cast iron, with a 21st century style.

 Lab-Wan - Photos of Belgian industrial remains

 Landscape-guides - an e-book store specialising in walking and cycling guides, particularly in north Wales

 Leodis - a photographic archive of Leeds (formerly Tetley's Brewery Wharf Museum)

 Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru (The National Library of Wales)

 London's Industrial Heritage- Peter Marshalls photographic collection

 Lost & Least - Well presented photos of Italian abandoned industry (Text in Italian)

 Mills Archive - sharing records and history relating to traditional mills and milling

 Mills Research Group - a UK group of enthusiasts, who carry out mill research

 Miners Advice - Aimed at British coal miners, includes a lot of useful and topical information

 Miners Flame Safety Lamps - the Wand of Science

 Miner's Flame Safety Lamps -site selling Welsh flame safety lamps, with some historical info.

 Miner's Lamps - a history (Collectors Page in English and French)

 Moore Books - Industrial history and mining books at attractive prices

 National Mining Memorabilia Association (UK)

 National Pipe Archive (NPA) - at the University of Liverpool

 Nottingham Caves Survey - surveys and 3D fly-throughs of the sandstone caves under Nottingham.

 Rob Preston Model Locomotives: Working Steam Miniature Replicas of Neath Abbey Iron Company locos

 Sharing History - Virtual Museum and Virtual history project

 StahlArt - superlative photography of Industrial History and Architecture; one of the earliest websites of artistic industrial photos

 Stahlseite - Superb pictures of the vanishing European iron & steel industry

 Still Alive - Photographs of abandoned factories in Italy

 Stock Photography including steam boats, mines, steel works and railways at Foto Search

 Stuart Turner Models

 The Book House - Second hand and antiquarian books about industry and transport

 Thomas Telford - the knowledge business of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

 UK Mills - devoted to all forms of Wind and Water powered machinery in the UK

 Walkley Clog Mill, Hebden Bridge- last surviving UK clog makers

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Steam Power

 Abbey Pumping Station - Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology

 Bratch Pumping Station, Bratch Lane, Wombourne, South Staffordshire

 + Brede Steam Engines - The Giants of Brede, Rye, East Sussex

 Brian Carter's Steam Modelling & Technology site

 British Engineerium, Goldstone Pumping Station, Hove, East Sussex (CLOSED to the Public)

 Burlesdon Brickworks, Hampshire - a steam driven brickworks.

 Cambridge Museum of Technology- preserved Victorian Pumping Station and Working Museum

 Claymills Pumping Engine Trust

 Combe Mill Society, Blenheim Palace Sawmill

 Crofton Beam Engines (Official site)

 Crossness pumping station, London - a Grade 1 Listed Industrial Building

 Cruquius beam engine, Holland (Enthusiasts website - excellent 3d animations of worlds largest steam pumping engine)

 Cruquius beam engine, Holland (Official Musuem website)

 Dakeyne high pressure hydraulic disk engine 1830. Ladygrove Mill, Two Dales, Derbyshire

 + Doxford Engine Friends Association: history and development of the Doxford Marine Diesel Engine.

 ~ Eastney Pumping Station (very simple website)

 Ellenroad Engine House, Rochdale - the only complete working steam cotton-mill engine & boilers.

 Finnish Steam Yacht Association (Suomen Höyrypursiseura ry)

 Forncett Industrial Steam Museum - stationary steam engines in steam, 1st Sunday May to November

 German Steamboat Society

 Gula Java DVDs: Java's historic steam powered sugar mills

 Hollycombe Steam Collection, Hampshire - unique collection of working steam powered attractions

 International Stationary Steam Engine Society

 International Steamboat Society

 International Working Stationary Steam Engines

 International Working Stationary Steam Engines: Excellent photographs, information and DVDs on steam powered mills still at work.

 International Working Steam Locomotives

 Lancashire Traction Engine Club

 Leawood Pump, Cromford, Derbyshire (Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group)

 London Museum of Water & Steam (formerly Kew Bridge Steam Museum)

 Maid of the Loch steam ship - paddle steamer on Loch Lomond

 Markham Grange Steam Museum - Brodsworth near Doncaster. Regular steamings of engines.

 Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group

 Middleton Top Engine House, Derbyshire (Middleton Top Engine and Leawood Pump Group)

 Migges Glaser's Dampfboote - DS LAGAVULIN

 Mill Meece Pumping Station Preservation Trust, Staffordshire

 National Traction Engine Trust

 New England Wireless and Steam Museum has an extensive collection of steam engines and wirelesses.

 North West Steam Society

 Northern Mill Engine Society Collection - includes a 'virtual tour'

 Olean - Java's historic steam powered sugar mill

 Paddle Steamers - 'a unique heritage preserved'

 Palmerston North Electric Power Station, New Zealand - a 1924 power station (web site last updated 2007 !)

 Papplewick Pumping Station- the site and the website both worth a visit!

 Pleasure Steamers Waverley and Balmoral

 Power House Museum, Sydney, Australia - contains a 1785 Boulton & Watt Engine, still in steam.

 Road Locomotive Society

 Road Roller Association

 Ryhope Engines Museum near Sunderland

 + Sandfields Pumping Station, South Staffs (Lichfield Waterworks Trust)

 SS Elfdalen, Swedish Steam boat on Lake Siljan, Sweden (slow to load)

 SS Engelbrekts, Swedish Steam boat site

 SS Shieldhall - preserved steam ship at Southampton

 Stanley Steamers

 Steam Boat Association (Great Britain)

 Steam Boat Association of Australia

 Steam Boat Association of Sweden (Sveriges Ångbåtsförening)

 Steam Car Club of Great Britain

 Steam Museum, Ireland - in impressive buildings & grounds near Dublin

 Steam narrow boat President

 Steam Up - website for steam rallies and all things traction engine.

 + Stretham Old Engine - last surving Fens steam drainage engine

 + Tees Cottage Pumping Station Coniscliffe Road, Darlington

 Temples of Steam DVDs: Burma's historic steam powered rice mills

 Twyford Waterworks Trust, Hants, steam powered waterworks/pumping station

 Vereniging Stoomvaart - Dutch Steam Society (Has Google Translate option)

 Waterworks Museum - Hereford

 West of England Steam Engine Society

 Westonzoyland Pumping Station- museum of Steam power and land drainage in Somerset

 + Windermere Jetty - Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories (former site of Windermere Steamboat Museum) OPENING SOON

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Textile Industry

 Arkwright's Cromford Mill, Derbyshire

 Helmshore Mills Textile Museum, Rosendale, Lancashire (Sadly Closed)

 Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA (Now at Lancaster History Museum)

 Museum of Industrial Archaeology & Textile (MIAT), Ghent, Belgium

 Netherlands Textile Museum (Nederlands Textielmuseum), Tilburg, Netherlands

 New Lanark, cotton mill village and World Heritage Site

 Quarry Bank Mill, Cotton Mill and Industrial Museum (National Trust)

 Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, Harle Syke, Burnley, Lancashire (CLOSED - may re-open)

 Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network - some material on New Lanark.

 Stroudwater Textile Trust & Dunkirk Mill Centre, Nailsworth

 Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Ontario

 Textile Museum, Washington D.C., USA

 The Plight of Women's Work in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales

 Women in the Textile industry

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University I.A.

 American Heritage Centre, University of Wyoming - (inc: economic geology, petroleum & mining)

 Birmingham University & the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage

 Camborne School of Mines, Cornwall (Now part of Exeter Univeristy)

 Cleveland State University Library's Special Collections - industrial history of Northeast Ohio

 Colorado School of Mines

 Freiberg University - Institute for History of Science and Technology (Germany), including I.A.

 Leicester University, Archaeology & Ancient History (have stopped running their I.A. course!)

 Michigan Technological University Industrial Archaeology Courses

 University of York - Institute for Railway Studies

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Waterways

 Ashton Canal and Peak Forest Canal (Canal Junction Cruising Guide)

 Ashton Canal, Macclesfield Canal and Peak Forest Canal

 Birmingham Canal Navigation Society

 Canal & River Trust - looking after the canals and rivers of Britain

 Canal Museum Stoke Bruerne - part of the National Waterways Museum

 Chesterfield Canal Partnership - working for the restoration of the Chesterfield canal and the archaeology of its surroundings.

 Chesterfield Canal Trust - promoting the restoration and appropriate development of the Chesterfield Canal.

 Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust - preserving the canals & tunnels of Dudley

 ~ Ethnoscope Film & Video - "Along the Erie Canal", USA (video tape)

 Foxton Inclined Plane Trust (FIPT) and Canal Museum

 Friends of Melingriffith water pump (sadly the Friends disbanded in 2013, but the website continues)

 Friends of the Grand Western Canal

 George Pearson's Canal site- a comprehensive guide to British canals and information on the net

 Gloucester Waterways Museum - part of the National Waterways Museum

 Inland Waterways Association (IWA)

 Inland Waterways Heritage Network - a loose association of UK waterways museums

 Jim Shead's Waterways Information - lots of details on UK waterways

 Kennet & Avon Canal Museum and Trust

 Lichfield & Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust- Official Site

 London Canal Museum

 Lost Labours - Images of our post industrial landscape. Includes "In search of Agenoria".

 Macclesfield Canal Society

 Macclesfield Canal Society

 National Waterways Museum (formerly Ellesmere Port Boat Museum)

 Railway & Canal Historical Society

 Railways & Canals of Telford, Shropshire

 South pennine & Ashton under Lyne canals. Includes Rochdale & Huddersfield Narrow.

 Steam narrow boat President

 The Canal & River Trust - the charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales.

 The Horseboating Society

 The Scottish Waterways Trust - charity looking after Scotlands canals and waterways.

 The Waterways Recovery Group (WRG)

 Tiverton Canal Co - operators of one of the last Horse-Drawn canal boats in the UK

 Waterways Directory. A comprehensive search engine and directory dedicated to the Inland Waterways.

 Wey & Arun Canal Trust

 Yorkshire Waterways Museum in Goole Docks, formerly 'The Sobriety Project'

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