Charbonnage Sauwartan – Belgium

Charbonnage Sauwartan – Belgium
(2015)
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October 1938, the coal mine closed, which has been mining coal since the late 18th century.
In this coal-mine there has been accidents, in 1847, 57 miners were killed and in 1880 another 9 more.
The concrete shaft, according to “Les Charbonnages du Borinage” was built later on.
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