tarboat's photos with the hainaut

Siège St-Albert

Siège St-Albert
After the Second World War Marshall plan funds were used to modernise the Ressaix collieries through the sinking of a 5 metre diameter shaft and the the installation of a tower equipped with a 3,300hp electric winder. The designed production was 3000 tonn…
Added on June 30, 2017

Silos Des Bastions

Silos Des Bastions
These reinforced concrete silos adjacent to the Scheldt at Tournai were originally built to hold locally produced cement. The first four were constructed in 1922 and the second four during World War II. After the cement works closed they were converted fo…
Added on February 11, 2017

Silos Des Bastions

Silos Des Bastions
These reinforced concrete silos adjacent to the Scheldt at Tournai were originally built to hold locally produced cement. The first four were constructed in 1922 and the second four during World War II. After the cement works closed they were converted fo…
Added on January  9, 2015

View from the pit

View from the pit
A look over the town from the former washery at Shaft No.10 which was opened by Société des Charbonnages du Gouffre in 1916. The concrete structures here were built in 1934 when the mine could produce up to 145,00 tonnes per annum. It closed in 1969 and…
Added on January  5, 2015

Cokeries d'Anderlues again

Cokeries d'Anderlues again
S.A. Cokeries et Houillères d'Anderlues first erected coke ovens in 1904 which were replaced by new ones in 1931. The works produced foundry coke and was one of the smallest and oldest coke by-product plants still operating in Belgium at the time of closu…
Added on May 13, 2014

Charbonnages de Gouffre

Charbonnages de Gouffre
Shaft No.10 was opened by Société des Charbonnages du Gouffre in 1916. The concrete structures here were built in 1934 when the mine could produce up to 145,00 tonnes per annum. The mine closed in 1969 and was later a zoo and a scrapyard. It now stands d…
Added on March 17, 2014

Pre-heater

Pre-heater
Pre-heater stage for the rotary cement kiln at Antoing works. The CBR cement works at Antoing on the Scheldt is part of the Heidelberg group. The kiln was started in 1986 and in 2012 produced 822,594 tonnes of cement clinker.
Added on March 15, 2014

CBR Antoing

CBR Antoing
Clinker storage at Antoing works. The CBR cement works at Antoing on the Scheldt is part of the Heidelberg group. The kiln was started in 1986 and in 2012 produced 822,594 tonnes of cement clinker.
Added on March  5, 2014

Coke and coal

Coke and coal
S.A. Cokeries et Houillères d'Anderlues first erected coke ovens in 1904 which were replaced by new ones in 1931. The works produced foundry coke and was one of the smallest and oldest coke by-product plants still operating in Belgium at the time of clos…
Added on January  1, 2014

Cook with electricity

Cook with electricity
Pushing the product on a substation, Rue de Landalies, Monceau-sur-Sambre.
Added on December 15, 2013

Cokeries d'Anderlues

Cokeries d'Anderlues
S.A. Cokeries et Houillères d'Anderlues first erected coke ovens in 1904 which were replaced by new ones in 1931. The works produced foundry coke and was one of the smallest and oldest coke by-product plants still operating in Belgium at the time of clos…
Added on February 12, 2013

Siège St-Albert

Siège St-Albert
After the Second World War Marshall plan funds were used to modernise the Ressaix collieries through the sinking of a 5 metre diameter shaft and the the installation of a tower equipped with a 3,300hp electric winder. The designed production was 3000 tonn…
Added on November 28, 2012

Triage-Lavoir de Péronnes

Triage-Lavoir de Péronnes
Slurry treatment tank at Triage-Lavoir de Péronnes.This coal washery was built with the help of Marshall Plan funding in 1954. It processed daily over 3,000 tonnes of coal from the mines of Péronnes, Ressaix and Trivières. In 1969 with the closure of the…
Added on December  6, 2012

Cokeries d'Anderlues

Cokeries d'Anderlues
S.A. Cokeries et Houillères d'Anderlues first erected coke ovens in 1904 which were replaced by new ones in 1931. The works produced foundry coke and was one of the smallest and oldest coke by-product plants still operating in Belgium at the time of clos…
Added on October 17, 2012

Monceau-sur-Sambre

Monceau-sur-Sambre
Office of the éclusier at Monceau-sur-Sambre.
Added on June 17, 2012

Silos Des Bastions

Silos Des Bastions
These reinforced concrete silos adjacent to the Scheldt at Tournai were originally built to hold locally produced cement. The first four were constructed in 1922 and the second four during World War II. After the cement works closed they were converted fo…
Added on June 27, 2012

Cokeries d'Anderlues

Cokeries d'Anderlues
S.A. Cokeries et Houillères d'Anderlues first erected coke ovens in 1904 which were replaced by new ones in 1931. The works produced foundry coke and was one of the smallest and oldest coke by-product plants still operating in Belgium at the time of clos…
Added on June 11, 2013