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.

Source UNESCO WH website

Courtesy of Torsten67 from postcrossing

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