Tag : Control Room

Chatterley Whitfield Underground Mining Experience, Staffordshire

Chatterley Whitfield Underground Mining Experience, Staffordshire

The “Chatterley Whitfield Experience” was a part of the former coal mining museum, set underground in shallow workings and drifts.

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR was a mine in Germany with an amazing bathhouse full of baskets, and features a huge hammerhead winding tower. There’s also an elephant!

Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

Lucchini Steel Works, Piombino, Italy

A steel works in Italy dating back to 1864 and rebuilt after the war, including coke ovens and rolling mills.

RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk, UK

RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk, UK

Ex-RAF and ex-USAF base which retains most of its buildings, hangars, etc and even has some aeroplanes and helicopters remaining on site.

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.

Brent Delta Oil Platform

Brent Delta Oil Production Platform

Brent Delta was one of four oil production platforms servicing the Brent oilfield off the coast of Scotland from 1977 until 2016.

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.

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.

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.