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Paddle-steamship animation

This animated resource is about innovation in paddle-steam technology in 19th-century Britain. It explains how steam can drive a paddle-steamer. It includes background material, an animation of the workings of a simple paddle-steamer engine and a quiz on the names and functions of the engine parts.

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Getting to market

This website is about transporting and selling produce at markets in Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It includes information about the methods and challenges of getting produce to market and how technological advancements in transport changed the produce industry. There is a section about the Sydney Market that ...