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RAG (Germany)

Training complex built by RAG (the German coal mining company). The complex consists of a labyrinth of tunnels above the ground, simulating the working conditions in a real coal mine. Future RAG coal miners were trained in the complex, which – hence the large amount of litter in the tunnels – has been abandoned for some time.

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Charbonnage de Martinet (Belgium)

Built in 1923, shaft number 4 of the Monceau-Fontaine, called the ‘Martinet’, was used until 1967. Together with the coal washing part, the buildings were left abandoned in 1972.

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