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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 small locomotive - used at the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway - displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

A small locomotive - used at the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway - displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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One of the vintage peat digging machines displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

One of the vintage peat digging machines displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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A vintage peat machine displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

A vintage peat machine displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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A section of the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway outside the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. During the season it is possible to get a ride with the small train.

A section of the peat diggers narrow-gauge railway outside the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. During the season it is possible to get a ride with the small train.
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A vintage peat digging wheel-barrow displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. The squares of the wheel-barrow gave the shape of the peat that was used for heating houses.

A vintage peat digging wheel-barrow displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum. The squares of the wheel-barrow gave the shape of the peat that was used for heating houses.
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A full-size model of a vintage peat digging field displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.

A full-size model of a vintage peat digging field displayed at the Stenvad Peat Digging Museum.
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