Saturday, 27 October 2012

687 DE - Völklingen Ironworks (1994)

Brief Description

The ironworks, which cover some 6 ha, dominate the city of Völklingen. Although they have recently gone out of production, they are the only intact example, in the whole of western Europe and North America, of an integrated ironworks that was built and equipped in the 19th and 20th centuries and has remained intact.

弗尔克林根钢铁厂
弗尔克林根钢铁厂占地6公顷,构成了弗尔克林根市的主体部分。尽管这个工厂已经停产,但它仍然是整个西欧和北美地区现存唯一一处保存完好的综合性钢铁厂遗址,向人们展示着19世纪和20世纪时期建造和装备的钢铁厂风貌。
Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/687


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