James Watt

BY Anna Grace Brock

The Steam Engine

James Watt invented the Steam engine. The Steam engine that changed the world more than any invention since the printing press. The steam engine is built for coal mines.

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The steam engine powered factories, a water mill could not produce enough power to run machines. The steam engine replaced traditional energy sources.

Used For

The Steam Engine that James Watt invented was used to remove water from mines. The invention was improved upon by English engineer Thomas Newcomen in 1712.

More About It

Improvements to the steam engine were made by a Scottish engineer and inventor by the name of James Watt starting in 1763. It was Watt's improvements to the steam engine that opened the door to the invention of steam locomotives.

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