Category Archives: Industrial

Das ZuckerFabrik (DE)

Out for a day with CmdCord visiting a few places we had seen before we stumbled across this sugar factory.

I couldn’t find much information about it other than it was founded in 1876 before been extensively rebuilt in the 1960’s Continue reading

Zeche DB (DE)

Back to the Ruhr, I’ve had a bit of time over a working weekend in Germany so decided to hit up one of the great collieries which should really get more attention for it’s amount of awesome features. Continue reading

Dyson Refractory (UK)

Dyson have a few factories in Sheffield, I’ve not seen this one before, but judging the inside of this site it must have been stripped long ago, only part of the Kilns remained with a few other sections still in use like the forman’s offices and various store warehouses. Continue reading

Pilkington Glass (UK)

This site has been around a while now, been done over and over, it looks as if the site has been well and truly pikey’d at the moment with the remnants of cabling allover the place. Continue reading

The Chocolate Factory (DE)

After a little run around eastern Germany we had a drive through the most derp’d town i’ve ever seen in Germany (Don’t think it’s quite as bad as the whole of Belgium.. though) we stumbled across this old chocolate factory. Continue reading

SE Fabrication (DE)

Sander E Fabrication is a steel manufacturing plant in Northern Germany, Continue reading

CSGD (BE)

It’s nice to see something new* I struggled to find any pictures or other reports from here regarding the newer part of the 3 plants on the site (the euro boys probably been on it for months, probably) Continue reading

Zeche Hugo (DE)

Zeche Hugo is a former coal mine in western Germany Established in 1873 the mine continued to operate until 2000, at which time the coal seam had been almost fully exploited. At it’s height in the 1960’s it employed 5000 and excavated 3.5 millions tons a year. It operated out of 8 shafts and eventually reached a depth of 1200 metres. Continue reading

Zeche E (Ewald) (DE)

Zeche (Mine) E which stands for Ewald is an abandoned colliery in western Germany.

The preparations for the main shaft at the mine started planning in 1872, by 1876 the main shaft’s depth was 464m which at the time was one of the deepest mine shafts in Germany which was only beaten when the shaft was drilled further in 1884 to a depth of 624m. Continue reading

Heavy Metal (BE)

Heavy Metal is a high capacity steel strip mill in the centre of Belgium, part of the factory is live, but we are interested in the parts which are not!
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