James Watt

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James Watt's first invention

The first working steam engine had been patented in 1698 and by the time of Watt's birth, Newcomer engines were pumping water from mines all over the country. In around 1764, Watt was given a model Newcomer engine to repair.

James Watt

The world’s first engineer. His steam engine changed the world more than any invention since the printing press. 1775, Watt perfected his steam engine. Built for coal mines. Steam engine was built to pump out the water in the coal mines.