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Water wheels and steam engines

G. T. Bloomfield

Water wheels and steam engines

powered establishments of Ontario

by G. T. Bloomfield

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of Guelph in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- Power supply -- Ontario -- History.,
    • Manufacturing industries -- Ontario -- History.,
    • Water-wheels -- Ontario -- History.,
    • Steam-engines -- Ontario -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementG.T. Bloomfield and Elizabeth Bloomfield.
      SeriesCanadian industry in 1871 ;, research rept. 2
      ContributionsBloomfield, Elizabeth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS27.O54 B58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p. :
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1631723M
      ISBN 100889551898
      LC Control Number91180853

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