"Europes 1st electric water-powerplant" Top 5 Page for this destination Steyr Things to Do Tip by globetrott

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Steyr was the first town in Europe to get street-lights powered with electricity in Europe and here you may see this first electricity-plant in Steyr (it is not in use any more - but looks even more romantic that way...). Josef Werndl heared about this new kind of power at a world-exhibition and wanted to try it out himself at home.

Directions: This old powerplant is in Wehrgraben, about 800 meters upstream from Museum Arbeitswelt.

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  • Updated Mar 31, 2007
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