Tag : Factory

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Goodyear Wolverhampton Works

Goodyear Mixing and Retread Plant, Wolverhampton

A tyre factory in the West Midlands that in later years specialised in mixing rubber compounds and retreading of tyres.

Tullis Russell's Markinch Power Station

Tullis Russell’s Markinch Power House, Fife, Scotland

Tullis Russel was a paper mill in Glenrothes, Scotland. The Markinch power station was built to provide electricity to the mill.