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Explore #208: HF4 power plant aka Wet Dogs, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #7 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ On the last day of our industrial extravaganza we spent an hour or two enjoying a beautiful old forgotten power plant… History (with thanks and acknowledgment to Behind Closed Doors for their knowledge and research of this site, from which the information below is derived) This was almost certainly the first plant built to power the Cockerill Sambre steelworks in Charleroi. A later (and also now superseded) power plant was the nearby Blue…

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Explore #207: Control Room S aka Dusty Rusty steelworks, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #6 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Late afternoon on day two was spent having a nice relaxed look around part of another derelict steelworks. Most of the building had been stripped out, but the reason for our visit was the rather gorgeous retro control room which still remained – sadly since our visit this too has been heavily damaged. This explore was also memorable as our group was suprised mid-shoot by my longtime exploring buddies James and Jade, who…

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Explore #206: Haut Fourneau B (HFB) steelworks and blast furnace, Belgium – May 2017

Explore #5 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ Morning two of our trip was some epic industrial griminess with this explore of a huge rusting iron and steelworks… History (rewritten from source information on wikipedia) The company which built the Haut Fourneau B integrated iron and steelworks dates back to the 1809 Fabrique de Fer d’Ougrée (Iron factory of Ougrée). Over the following century there were various mergers and takeovers with other local and regional producers. By 1914 the company was…

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