Discussion in 'Black and White' started by angloasturian, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. angloasturian

    angloasturian Mu-43 Veteran

    Those of you who have seen my photos of Asturias probably think I live in a natural paradise - and it's true! But this province has a long industrial history - owing mainly to its coal mines. Aviles, the nearest town, changed from a small, mainly fishing village, to an industrial town when a large iron and steel works was built here in the fifties. This was followed by an aluminium plant, fertilizer plant, zinc plant and all the smaller industries needed to service them. Just a couple of photos from a drive this afternoon:


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  2. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
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    Industry seems to take on a form of beauty when it is seen against a rural background. It's strange to see the remains of industry on the likes of Dartmoor and try and picture what was a bustling industrial scene perhaps 100 years ago.

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