Hardenstein ruined castle and Mutten valley, Witten
 

 

 

 

 

The orign of the coal mining at the Ruhr we can find in the southern Ruhr .- district. Our way through the Mutten valley passes many proves of the early coal mining: The coal pit Nachtigall (Nightinggale)tigall, the prayer - house of the coal miners, and a lot of drift mines - entrances und very smal coal mines.

Photo: Hardenstein ruined castle

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An entrance of a drift mines sorrounded by a fascinating nature.