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Revisit Ruhr Sites

A revisit to the Route Industriekultur in the Ruth area in Germany. New perspectives and different angles. Check out the Industry gallery.

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And a visit to the Atlantic Wall bunkers in IJmuiden, Netherlands. Check out my Abandoned Buildings gallery.

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Urbex in Belgium

Time for another Urbex trip to Belgium. Here I visited multiple forts around Liege, visited the abandoned Power Plant IM in Charleroi, saw an abandoned swimming pool, train station and sanatorium and visited some old mines.

Check out the Urban, Abandoned Buildings gallery for the train station, forts and the swimming pool:

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The Urban, Industry gallery for the mines and power plant:

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And the Arts gallery for a crocodile:

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Brown coal mining

A quick visit to two German brown coal mines still in operation near München-Gladbach. Very fascinating seeing these huge mining machines. Check out the Urban Industry galley.

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Summertime and time for some Photography trips. First off some more Urban scenes in both Germany and Holland. In the Urban - City and Street gallery there are the Kinderdijke Mills and the Schwebebahn in Wuppertal:

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Schloss Drachenburg can be found in Urban - Castles and Ruins:
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Urban - Industry now has the Herdecke Railway bridge and the Halden Rheinpreußen:
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And the Animal Portraits have been updated with another Kingfisher:
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New Season of Route Industriekultur

A new season of photography has started. This time a visit to a different part of the World Heritage site Zollverein in Essen. The Kokerei Zollverein, check the Industry Gallery.
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Route Industriekultur

This time a night trip to the Nordstern Park and the Landschaftspark Duisberg-Nord to see the lighting of the factories there. Check out the Urban, Industry gallery.

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More Industriekultur

Another visit to parts of the Route Industriekultur. This time Kokerei Hansa (a coking plant), Zeche Ewald (a coal mine) and the Hoheward Landschaftspark. Check them out in the Urban, Industry gallery.
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Route Industriekultur

The “Route Industriekultur” are old industrial sites in the Ruhr area in Germany that are converted into museums. Great for urban industrial photography. This time I visited the railroad museum in Bochem, Heinrichshutte in Hattingen (an old steel plant) and a quick stop at the Tetraeder in Bottrob. Check the Urban Industrial galley.
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Landschaftspark Duisberg-Nord

Part of the German Ruhr area, the Landschaftpark (Landscape park) Duisberg-Nord is an old out-of-use factory complex that has been converted to an amusement park / museum. Great place for some urban photography.
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