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where to find the first salt mine of the world?

From the Middle Ages up to the 20th century the people of Wieliczka in Poland continuously mined salt. That's why the local mine was called…
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Karl Ritter von Ghega (1802 – 60)

Karl Ritter von Ghega was engineer of the Semmeringbahn (the Semmering railway), generally regarded as the first main line railway to pass…
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News

| German magazine Industriekultur, No. 1.21: Railways in Transition

The EU Commission has declared 2021 the "European Year of Rail". The focus is on the…  more

| Say hello, wave goodbye: UK representative position replaced

For two decades he was the British Isles' face on the ERIH map: Jonathan Lloyd, an…  more

| German magazine 'Industriekultur', No. 4.20: Focus on oil

Go greener and stay profitable: The pandemic is pushing the international oil…  more

| NEMO: follow-up survey on the impact of Covid-19 on the European museum sector

Six months after the first study on the effects of Covid-19 on European museums, the…  more

| Under construction: Visit to the Altenberg zinc works, host of the ERIH Annual Conference

There will be two parallel venues for the 16th ERIH Annual Conference next Wednesday…  more

This website was last updated on 16th April 2021.