Coal mine Zollverein, Essen
 

 

 

 

Coal pit Zollverein in Essen belonged to the most important and biggest coal mines of the Ruhr - district. Also the mighty coke ovens with their five tall chimneys is a very imposant building. (Zollverein = tariff union)

After the coal pit was closed, the buildings have been used for cultural and economical purposes.

Let´s make a trip to Zollverein!

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

An apron for to remove coal deposits.

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Coke oven Zollverein.