Tag : Cooling Tower

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!

Centrale de Schneider, France

Centrale De Schneider Power Plant, France

A 1950s power station in France containing three huge turbine and generator sets. The plant closed in 2013.

Thamesteel Steel Works, Sheerness

Thamesteel Steel Works, Sheerness, UK

Opening in 1972 the steelworks in Sheerness incorporated steel production furnaces and a large rolling mill. The site closed in 2012.

British Celanese, Chemical Factory, Derby

British Celanese – Chemical Works, Spondon, UK

British Celanese was a chemical plant in Spondon near Derby, UK, specialising in cellulose acetate fabrics, nylon based material and vinyl acetate. The factory closed in 2012.

IM Cooling Tower

IM Power Station Cooling Tower, Belgium

The abandoned cooling tower of IM Power Plant in Belgium is huge and looks like a set from a Sci-Fi movie inside

Ruien Power Plant, Kluisbergen, Belgium

Ruien Power Plant, Kluisbergen, Belgium

Gigawatt power station opened in 1960s and grew to be Belgium’s largest thermal power plant. The now-decommissioned plant is seriously huge!