Technology in Silesia
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Technology in Silesia

The development of technology in Silesia started towards the end of the 18th century when the Prussian authorities created a special department for mining and metallurgy under the direction of the Count Frederic Wilhelm von Reden. Upper Silesian heavy industry, for two centuries, occupied the leading position in Europe in terms of technology, economy and workers' welfare.

Places to visit to see this progression of technology

  • Bielsko-Bia?a Museum
    • Technology and Textile Industry Museum
    • Dom Tkacza - Museum the Weaver's House
  • Bobrek Steel Mill
  • The Elzbieta Mine Shaft
  • Cz?stochowa
  • The Building Complex of the Former "Saturn" Coal Mine
  • Glivice Steel Mill
  • Nikiszowiec is an example of a workers colony from the beginning of the 20th century
  • The Fizinus Shafts
  • Zabrze a steam operated lift machine dating from 1915 is an object of interest in the mine

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