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    Blast furnace, Völklingen Ironworks

    (ISO 100, f8 @ 27mm, 1/40sec., 14:13) The Völklingen ironworks, which closed on July 4th, 1986, was the first location from the heyday of heavy industrialization to become a UNESCO world cultural…

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    Spillway, Bleilochtalsperre, Thuringia

    (ISO 100, f8 @ 24mm, 1/25sec., 19:11) The name Bleilochtalsperre literally means “lead hole reservoir” and is derived from the former lead mines in this valley. Geologically the surrounding area is mainly…

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    Bleilochtalsperre, Thuringia

    (ISO 100, f8 @ 24mm, 1/10sec., 19:15) Build by thousands of workers between the years of 1926 and 1932 this is the biggest reservoir in Germany by volume. The dam is 65m…