Tag : European

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.

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.

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.

Château Stromae / Castle 65, France

Château Stromae – Castle 65, Abandoned House, France

A large abandoned mansion in France featuring an impressive wood panelled library and integral chapel.