Wednesday, 19 September 2012

867 NL - Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (1998)

Brief Description

"The Wouda Pumping Station at Lemmer in the province of Friesland opened in 1920. It is the largest steam-pumping station ever built and is still in operation. It represents the high point of the contribution made by Netherlands engineers and architects in protecting their people and land against the natural forces of water."


"位于弗里斯兰省 (Friesland) 莱默的伍达蒸汽泵站于1920年开始运营,是有史以来最大的蒸汽泵站,至今仍在运转中。这一蒸汽泵站展示了当时荷兰工程师和建筑学家为保护人民和土地与海水进行斗争所做出的极大贡献。"

Source UNESCO WH website
Courtesy of Maick from Netherlands

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