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The Backbone of the German Empire: Völklingen Ironworks. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1994
The Backbone of the German Empire: Völklingen Ironworks

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The ironworks, which cover some 6 ha, dominate the city of Völklingen. Although they have recently gone out of production, they are the only intact example, in the whole of western Europe and North America, of an integrated ironworks that was built and equipped in the 19th and 20th centuries and has remained intact.

Place/country: Germany,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1994

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