Tag Archive | Campine

Koolmijn Winterslag (Belgium)

Built in 1917, the Winterslag coal mine was the first Campine coal mine to produce coal in the area. The mine, which employed 6250 people in its hay days, reached a record year production of 1.635.514 tons in 1967. The mine was shut down in 1988.

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Waterschei (Belgium)

Campine coal mine, built in 1924. The first of the seven mines to be closed down in 1987.

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Charbonnage de Beeringen (Belgium)

One of the seven Campine coal mines. The Beringen mine opened in 1922 and closed its doors in 1989.

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