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Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (057) Converter hall
Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (057)Converter hall

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Craco (1)
Craco (1)
40° 22′ 41″ N, 16° 26′ 25″ E

Craco, an abandoned Italian village located in the region of Basilicata and the province of Matera, was called the area “Grachium” which means “from the little ploughed field”. Tombs were found suggesting the settlement dates back to the 8th[Read more]

Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg)

Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (7)
Maxhütte (Sulzbach-Rosenberg) (7)
49° 29′ 16″ N, 11° 46′ 8″ E

The Maxhütte, named after the Bavarian King Maximilian II Joseph, was a traditional steel mill and is today an industrial monument in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. In its heyday, the Maxhütte employed over 9000 people. The company had branches in… [Read more]

Romagnano al Monte

Romagnano al Monte (1)
Romagnano al Monte (1)
40° 37′ 42″ N, 15° 27′ 28″ E

Romagnano al Monte is a village at the borders of Campania with Basilicata. It was destroyed in the Irpinia earthquake of 1980 and rebuilt a few kilometres away. The ghost town, at the beginning of 21st century, became a tourist attraction. [Read more]

Schuierer Mill

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