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  1. RustyJohn

    Report - The Coal Valley (Power plant, mines & more) - Spain (January 2022)

    PART 1: Intro & Power Plant Me and my exploring partner were thinking something along the lines of ''Shit man, if we wanna see some epic places we're gonna have to travel to France or Belgium or something...'' but as the saying goes: as above so below! It seems that Catalonia had its own little...
  2. ForgottenBuildings

    Report - Zeche N4 - Germany - Mar, 2021.

    History: After the second world war the reconstruction of Europe had started. What laid central to this reconstruction was the hunger for energy. Coal was the most commonly available and cheap resource which could be used for the rebuilding of heavy industry in West-Germany. This demand caused...
  3. ForgottenBuildings

    Report - Zeche N1/2 - Germany - March, 2021.

    History: The history of this coal mine started all the way back in the beginning of the 1900s. At the time the West-Germany truly started to industrialize. What powered this rapid industry was for the majority coal. This caused the creation of many new coal mines. During the years the mine grew...
  4. ForgottenBuildings

    Report - Coal mining school. - Germany - March, 2021.

    History: The German Ruhr valley is widely known for its heavy industry like steel and manufacturing. What laid central in this industry was the availability of coal stored deep underground. Coal mining became a common practice since the beginning of the 1800s, which kickstarted the German...
  5. LashedLlama

    Report - Ferrybridge C Power Station, West Yorkshire - February 2020

    Explored with @slayaaaa, @Terminal Decline and @xplorer.x History: Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire was commissioned by the Central Electricity Generating Board and was built between 1962 and 1968. The ‘C’ Station was the third power station to be built at Ferrybridge. In addition to...
  6. NottinghamUrbexNewbie

    Report - Firbeck Colliery- May 2019

    The constuction of Firbeck Colliery began in 1923 by the Firbeck Main Colliery Company Ltd with the sinking of the two shafts, mining began in 1925 on the Barnsley Bed Seam, this seam would end up been the only one worked by Firbeck in it's rather short career. In 1934 the Firbeck Pit Head...
  7. UrbanNoodle

    Report - Thorsby Colliery - April 2016

    Thorsby Colliery, A little delay but here we are, Slight wikipedia copyright but I'll credit below Thoresby colliery opened in 1925, The first two shafts in 1925 were sunk to 690 metres (2,260 ft). The shafts were deepended by 109 metres (358 ft) in the 1950s. After privatization of the...
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