Tag : Compressor

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.

Coalbrookdale Foundry, Ironbridge, Shropshire

Coalbrookdale Foundry – Aga Rayburn, Ironbridge, Shropshire

The Coalbrookdale Foundry mass-ironmaking was developed, leading to the Industrial Revolution. More recently, casting for Aga cookers were made there.

Ford Genk Powerhouse

Powerhouse / Compressor Hall at Ford Assembly Plant, Genk, Belgium

The powerhouse at the Ford assembly plant in Genk, Belgium was later used as a compressor hall. The boilers and control room were still utilised until closure in 2014.

NGTE Pyestock Anechoic Facility, Fleet, Hampshire

NGTE Pyestock Anechoic Facility, Fleet, Hampshire

An acoustically lined, echo-free chamber that was used for noise testing of jet engines.

HFX Blast Furnaces and Steelworks, France

Florange Blast Furnaces (HFX) and Steel Works, France

A huge abandoned steel works in France with three blast furnaces and a railway station full of wagons.

Redcar Steelworks Power Station, Middlesborough, UK

Redcar Steelworks Power Station, Teesside, UK

The power station provided electricity to the Teesside Steelworks at Redcar. It was fuelled from by-products of the steel making processes.

HF4 Blast Furnace Turbo Blower House, Belgium

HF4 Turbo Blower House, Belgium

The power station is part of the HF4 Blast Furnace site and was used to supply electricity directly for steel-making.

Grimsby Ice Factory

The Ice Factory, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK

The Grimsby Ice Factory was the largest producer of ice in the world. Compressors from the 1930s are still in place and are the oldest and largest example of such to remain.