South Leitrim and in particular the areas of Mohill and Gortletteragh celebrated its industrial heritage last Thursday with the opening of the newly renovated Farnaught Lime Kiln on the grounds of the Lough Rynn estate.
“ A huge cylinder that formed part of the largest steam engine ever built is at the heart of a project in Hayle to help school children understand the town's industrial heritage. The lessons in Hayle...” Via patrimodus
“ Genuine architectural and engineering masterpieces, Salaj County's traditional roller mills built at the turn of the 20th century are threatened with disappearance and along with them, the millers' trade is dying out too, as it is practiced today...” Via patrimodus
“A preserved dance hall in Australia, once buried under 100 tonnes of droppings and a secret canal used by Olympic swimmers were part of what is a decaying power station, set for a billion dollar overhaul.”
“ For the last six years now the Colbert swing bridge preservation committee “Comité de sauvegarde du Pont Colbert” has fought to save this outstanding and unique “Eiffel style” 19th century heritage from being dismantled.” Via patrimodus
“ The first industrial building in Flanders was protected by law in August 1975: the old distillery ‘Stellingwerff-Theunissen’ in Hasselt, which then seemed to be doomed for demolishment and to be replaced by modern flats.” Via patrimodus