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Report - ArcelorMittal Schifflange - Luxembourg, Jun '14

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by drhowser, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. drhowser

    drhowser Bespectacled & irrelevant
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    Visited with Paradox and Bigjobs, this is another one from our 3500 mile summer road trip odyssey. It turned out to be a nice calm stress free wander for the afternoon. Just as well really, I'd shredded my trousers running away from a power station the day before and had been forced to repair them with gaffer tape and Jobs' sewing kit, while the sole had started to become detached from one of Jobs' shoes, requiring regular stops to repair with some scavenged sellotape..

    Schifflange is now well under demolition and a good chunk of the site has gone, there's still plenty to see and it's well worth a look if you're passing though. There's plenty of typically massive machinery and buildings along with interesting bits and pieces to rummage through.

    ArcelorMittal have the following to say on their site:

    A 2011 article from Platts shows that the closure had been ongoing for several years.

    The Luxemburger Wort newspaper published this article in 2012,


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  2. Wevsky

    Wevsky A Predisposed Tourist
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    Re: ArcelorMittal Schifflange, Luxembourg. Jun '14

    Thats nice that matey ,you really did cover some sites while driving a rally ;)
     
  3. The Kwan

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    Re: ArcelorMittal Schifflange, Luxembourg. Jun '14

    Quality pictures Doug, some excellent signage and posters here too. You peeps really made the best of your trip, dunno how you managed to fit it all in.
     
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    tweek Huddersfield Tourist Information Board
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    Re: ArcelorMittal Schifflange, Luxembourg. Jun '14

    Flange
     
  5. Camera Shy

    Camera Shy Old enough to know better
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    Re: ArcelorMittal Schifflange, Luxembourg. Jun '14

    Another great site, ace photos.
     
  6. Lost Explorer

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    Re: ArcelorMittal Schifflange, Luxembourg. Jun '14

    Lots of industrial porn goodness ;)
     
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