• Factories,  India

    Bengal Enamel Works LTD

    Bengal Enamel Works Limited had a large factory just outside Calcutta. They produced a long row of enamel signs and products. The Indian army bought their Enamel plates from Bengal Enamel Works, and the factory also produced the “ESSO Elephant…

  • Mines,  Oklahoma

    Bertha Rogers

    The Lone Star Producing Company’s oil exploratory hole, Bertha Rogers, was 9.583 metres deep, and the worlds deepest hole between 1974 and 1979, where the Soviet Union broke the record with the Kola Superdeep Hole. The drilling was done with…

  • California,  Ghost towns,  Mines,  Schools and Education

    Calico

    Established in 1881. Largest silvermine in California, by the late 1800’s More than 500 mines, and a population of 3,500 people. In 1896 the government decided to regulate the price of silver, by introducing the “Silver Purchase Act”, witch made…

  • Commercial buildings,  Greece

    The woolly warehouse

    Decades have gone by since the doors last were opened in this large building complex. Now big sacks of wool, are being covered with dust, together with the old three wheeled van, that brought them there. Industrial area full of…

  • Commercial buildings,  Denmark

    The ammonia tank

    Near the harbour in Odense, there is a giant ammonia tank. It’s hard to find information about it, but a bit of research has given the following information: It’s built sometime between 1960 and 1965, and was owned in partnership…