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Stenvad Peat Digging Museum - Randers - Denmark - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com
The Stenvad Peat Digging Museum portrays the history of peat. This unique museum follow the timeline from the time where peat was used as a fuel, over the industrialization of the peat digging - and until today. Today - in Denmark -peat is mainly used for potted plants and to improve ordinary garden soil.
   
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A vintage tractor displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. This tractor was modified to be able to drive in the swampy bog areas where the peat is dug up.

A vintage tractor displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. This tractor was modified to be able to drive in the swampy bog areas where the peat is dug up.
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Some of the vintage peat digging tools displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

Some of the vintage peat digging tools displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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One of the vintage horse-drawn fire fighting wagons displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

One of the vintage horse-drawn fire fighting wagons displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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The inside of vintage peat digger house (from approx. year 1900) displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

The inside of vintage peat digger house (from approx. year 1900) displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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A vintage peat digging sledge displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

A vintage peat digging sledge displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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Some the home-made machines - used at the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway - displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

Some the home-made machines - used at the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway - displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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