We are locking
from the city hall tower to the market place of Herne.
The historical name "Haranni" is still well known.Herne
developt itself from al little village to a big city by
the industrial boom. Also the railroad station of Herne
was important, which served also the neighbour towns Recklinghausen
and Bochum in former times.
Today Herne has got about 90.000 inhabitants:
Please visit also the manor
house Struenkede, than you can make a little walk
through the district
park Gysenberg or at the Rhine
- Herne - Canal. If you are interested in architecture,
have a look at the beautiful
old facades in the city of Herne and visit the settlement
The last coal
pit "friedrich der Grosse" ofHerne was closed
The town engages itself for the industrial change in structure.
old pulleys of the winding towers remember at the time of coal mining.
from the Hoppenbruch hill on the new STEAG power station.
new STEAG power station
futuristic Academie Mont Cenis was founded on the ground of the
old coal pit Mont Cenis.
(The Mont Cenis was a battle - ground during the First World War).
district court of Herne
The center of
bunker, before and after its renovation
steam storage locomotive - a steam locomotive without fire - is
used in Herne every day.