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|Garzweiler brown coal opencast pit near Cologne, Germany||07/24/2005||919|
|near Spremberg (Brandenburg), Germany|
|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||827|
|Huge brown coal digger in a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||903|
|Overlay of a German brown coal mine.||08/11/2005||862|
|Rheinisches Braunkohlerevier (various mines, surface, sub-surface, and future-planned, in Germany).||07/30/2005||1,170|
|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 Brown Palace Hotel, Denver CO, USA - built by J.J. Brown, husband of the Unsinkable Molly Brown.||08/24/2005||409|
|Otzenrath is a city soon to be gone because of the Ganzweiler II brown coal mine on the other side if the highway A44. It all began 1999 and latest 2007 all residents has to be moved to Neu-Otzenrath or any other place.|
The mining is moing westwards and on the map you can see what and when the next city is gone.
|Brewing coal excavator in Berheim Germany||08/19/2005||879|
|Mining shaft of the former coal mine "Consolidation" in|
The mine is closed because it´s unprofitable to keep it open but the mining shaft is still standing.