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Pumping Station Remains Active: Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station)


Language: English

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.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Woudagemaal, Lemmer, Netherlands, Europe
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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UMVS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-867
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