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|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||766|
|Overlay of a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||825|
|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.
|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||852|
|Garzweiler brown coal opencast pit near Cologne, Germany||07/24/2005||882|
|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...
|Giant digger in open mine South of Monument Valley, Arizona. Other diggers and trucks also visible.||09/08/2005||856|
|Digger in work, Tokyo Japan||01/20/2008||262|
|near Spremberg (Brandenburg), Germany|
|The island's nickname came from its apparent resemblance to a battleship. The clue to the island's mystery lies in coal mining. Reached by long descending tunnels, coal beds below the bottom of the ocean near Hashima disgorged huge quantities of high-grade coal for almost a century. But in 1974 the inhabitants abandoned the island to the wind and salt spray, leaving behind only unneeded belongi...||12/05/2008||689|
|Rheinisches Braunkohlerevier (various mines, surface, sub-surface, and future-planned, in Germany).||07/30/2005||1,123|
|The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver CO, USA - built by J.J. Brown, husband of the Unsinkable Molly Brown.||08/24/2005||378|