Steam engines of Catalonia

An account of the history and importance of the key steam engines to be found in Catalonia

By Conxa Bayó and Santiago Riera. Published by mNACTEC and Rafael Dalmau, 2012.

Steam engines have been the graphical symbols and material exponents of industrialisation, and one of the elements leading our predecessors in the 19th century towards new forms of work and life. This publication reveals the most distinctive steam engines that have survived neglect and abandon.