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Alte Elisabeth Mine (Germany)

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Bergwerk Alte Elisabeth, in Freiberg, Sachsen (Saxony)

Photos of steam winding engine made by Constantin Pfaff in nearby Chemnitz in 1849here.

Photos of Schwarzenberggebläse blowing engine with extraordinary gothic framing here.

The mine dates from the 16thC and was latterly used as by the Mining Academy for training purposes.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'World Industrial Archaeology' by Kenneth Hudson, Cambridge University Press, 1979