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This category covers general sites for the history of engineering and technology. For history of specific technologies, see under that specific heading.
  • A Walk Through Time An illustrated history of timekeeping from ancient times to the present, by NIST
  • A World Of Communication All about the history, status, and future of communications technology.
  • Alex den Ouden Books, articles and consultancy on industrial archaeology and the history of technology, engineering and metallurgy. Text in Dutch and English.
  • Building Big A companion to the PBS series, the site explores the engineering principles, design challenges, and stories behind some of the most remarkable achievements in the history of building.
  • Early Stages of Soviet and American Radio Broadcasting Article explores early radio broadcasting efforts by the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • ExpoMuseum An online museum dedicated to world's fair history, architecture, and memorabilia.
  • Gizmohighway Technology guide looking at the past, present and future of technology and gadgets.
  • Glass Works The history of glassmaking in Canada. Descriptions and photographs range from a First Nations spear point to laboratory equipment.
  • Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century Includes timelines and historical essays of the top 20.
  • History of Chinese Invention and Discovery Chart of inventions and discoveries, with comparisons with their Western equivalents.
  • History of Mechanical Calculators Covers the history of modern day adding devices from 1885 with the "Marconi Box" with rubber bands and wires to electrical motor driven machines of the 1940's. Discusses styles of computing throughout this period.
  • History of Refrigeration Summary with links to related articles.
  • History of the IBM Typewriter Timeline with images of each model
  • Hook Norton Brewery Steam Engine Possibly the last working steam engine in the world. Is used to power the brewery in a town in the UK. Page gives short history, specifications and tasks accomplished by this antique machinery.
  • Inventions! Patents at NC State University Patents developed by faculty at the university. Organized by departments.
  • It'll Never Work! Negative comments about new scientific and technological ideas.
  • Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary - 1881 Features snapshot images from a late 19th century book of terms for mechanical devices. Illustrates the state of technology during that era. Includes photos and searchable index. Most links are in DjVu format.
  • Lumber, Logging and Paper An illustrated history of logging and sawmills in the US provided by Ed Sanders.
  • Mark Twain and Technology An exploration of the technology Twain refers to in his novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. site was constructed as part of a Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Medieval Technology Pages Medieval technology and various inventions and developments involving everyday life in the Middle Ages.
  • Old scientific Instruments Includes photos of astrolabes, , protractors, drawing tools, and book covers that were created from the 15th to 18th centuries. Includes general specifications of each item within a table chart.
  • Pile Drivers History, pictures and videos of pile drivers, collected by Max Hollemans.
  • Selected Resources: History of Science and Technology Collection of links categorised by subject. Provided by the University of Minnesota.
  • South Western Electricity Historical Society (SWEHC) Group is interested in electricity history and industrial archeology with particular reference to the supply, generation and distribution of electricity in the southwest area of England.
  • The Astronomical Clock at Hampton Court Palace Written by the author of the original guide book, and including many details and fascinating facts and discoveries omitted from the guide book.
  • The Engines of Our Ingenuity Radio program that tells the story of how our culture is formed by human creativity. Features transcripts for every episode heard since the show's inception in 1988.
  • The History of Japanese Calculators Describes the development of calculating machines beginning with an adaptation of the Chinese abacus called the soroban. Page includes background of developers and photos of early prototypes.
  • The Steam Engine Library Online texts of historical documents relating to the history of the steam engine.
  • ThinkQuest - The Evolution of Communication Traces the development of verbal and non-verbal communication through human history, from prehistoric cave drawings to satellite broadcast.
  • ThinkQuest: Greatest Inventions Timeline Covers a number of popular inventions through history from the 15th to the 20th century.
  • Time Warp Digital archive of 20th century technology.
  • Totalizator History The history of the invention of the world's first automatic totalizator in 1913 and its subsequent development. Mechanical computing on a commercial scale.
  • Westinghouse Heritage A timeline that shows the inventions created by the company over the years like the light bulb and household appliances. Included are information about the founder, George Westinghouse, and world events during those periods. Requires Quicktime plugin.

Media publications

  • Henry VIII Stamped Out Industrial Revolution Article in the Telegraph reporting that archaeologists have found evidence that Cistercian monks in Yorkshire were developing a prototype blast furnace when they were evicted by the king in 1538. (Published 2002-06-21 00:00:00)

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