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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The first time (that my cousin Jascha Hoste took me along) on a urban exploring trip. i wasn’t hooked on immediatly,
i had more hobby’s then 😉 The next time was 3 years later.
Then every year more….. Thanks Jascha for all the Good Times/Trips.
Melkfabriek St. Josef – 2008 – Belgium
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