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Stora Enso Paper Mill, Corbehem, France

Stora Enso Paper Mill, Corbehem, France

Dating back to the 1920s, the industrial site in Corehem, France developed into a huge paper mill complex including several power stations.
Anderl Textile Mill, Austria

Anderl Textile Mill, Austria

An abandoned fabric mill in Austria with everything left in place including vintage spinning and weaving machinery.
Caterpillar, Gosselies, Belgium

Caterpillar Manufacturing Plant, Gosselies, Belgium

Opening in 1965 the Caterpillar plant in Gosselies, Belgium was a huge manufacturing plant. Excavators and parts were assembled until closure in 2016.
Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

The Grand Hotel Straubinger was the largest hotel in Bad Gastein until its closure in 1999. The hotel has been disused ever since.
Decaying Italian Power Plant, Italy

A Decayed Power Plant, Italy

An old decaying power plant in Italy with an array of different turbines. An old, long-disused control room remains to one side.
Terme Tommasini, Italy

Terme Tommasini Hotel and Health Spa, Italy

Constructed in the 1920s, Terme Tommasini is a huge hotel in Italy that features a grand hall with marble columns and numerous health spa facilities and treatment rooms.
Tarquinia Hydro Power Plant Italy

Tarquinia Centrale Idroelettrica, Italy

A small hydroelectric power plant in Italy that has been abandoned for some time. Two decayed turbines remain inside.
Manicomio Di Voghera, Italy

Manicomio di Voghera, Italy

Opening in 1876, the Manicomio of Voghera was a place of horror for it's patients. The asylum closed in 1998 and is now in a state of decay.
Diesel Centrale, Austria

Diesel Centrale, Austria

A well preserved power station in Austria, housing four vintage diesel-powered generating engines.
HF4 Coal Injection Plant, Charleroi, Belgium

HF4 Coal Injection Plant, Charleroi, Belgium

The Pulverised Coal Injection Plant was added to the Cockerill-Sambre steel works in Charleroi in the early 1990s. The site became Carsid and was closed in 2008.
Duferco Steel Works, La Louvière, Belgium

Duferco Steel Works, La Louvière, Belgium

The Duferco steel works at Usine Gustave Boël made long steel products until production ceased in 2013. The NLMK areas of the plant are still in use.
Cockerill Sambre HF4 Power Plant

HF4 Vintage Power Plant, Cockerill Sambre Steelworks, Charleroi, Belgium

The original power plant at Cockerill Sambre's HF4 Blast Furnace in Charleroi, Belgium contained two turbines, with an additional three turbines in the extension building.