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|This is the danish lignite or brown coal mine of Soby opened 1939 and lasted till 1970. The mine was 4000 acres big and over 2000 people worked here.|
Today it's a museum with housings, a shop but also the equipment used to dig the coal.
The mine was also used as movie location for the danish Morten Korch movie "Vagabonderne paa Bakkegaarden" from 1958.
|This powerplant in Niederaussem west of Cologne is a new one that replaced the old brown coal plant. South west you see the remains of the old brown coal briquette factory and their brown coal mines.||02/28/2006||757|
|Here you see two (in the north a third one) brown coal opencast workings. They wander to the north. Several villages have been destroid and rebuild on other places.||10/10/2005||837|
|Huge brown coal digger in a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||847|
|Overlay of a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||812|
|Garzweiler brown coal opencast pit near Cologne, Germany||07/24/2005||875|
|near Spremberg (Brandenburg), Germany|
|Loy Yang Power Station is a brown coal fired power station located on the outskirts of the city of Traralgon, in south eastern Victoria, Australia. Loy Yang is a base load supply station, and produces about one third of Victoria's electricity requirements.|
Four giant bucket-wheel excavators operate 24 hours a day in the Loy Lang open cut mine, feeding coal directly to the boilers...
|The (hard) coal mine “Colliery Prosper Haniel” in Bottrop, Ruhr Area has got four locations:|
The mines Prosper IV and Prosper V in Kirchhellen (a part of Bottrop), the biggest one: Haniel, near Oberhausen and Prosper II, an abandoned pit near the Coke plant “Prosper”. Here is only coal dressing, the Training and a Monument called „Malakow-Turm”.
The colliery's important data: 4.19...
|The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver CO, USA - built by J.J. Brown, husband of the Unsinkable Molly Brown.||08/24/2005||370|
|From Wikipedia: Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the Ruhr river, it ranks as the second largest city of the Ruhr area and as the 8th largest city in Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004).|
Despite its size, Essen has less prominence than other cities of comparable size. Essen remained an insignificant agricultural town...
|Bombing of Leuna Factory of the I.G.Farbenindustrie A.G. near Merseburg near Merseburg, Germany - Mission #152 of the 303rd BG, 12 May 1944|
The Leuna Factory of the I.G.Farbenindustrie A.G. near Merseburg is the biggest heavy chemical plant in Germany. Its principal products are ammonia, synthetic petrol derived from the hydrogenation of brown coal, and synthetic alcohols made fr...