3.3.    France

Minette ore, which was mined in numerous pits in the Lorraine area, was the basis for dozens of steel mills in Rombas, Longwy, Hagondange ... just to mention a few.

3.3.1.    Longwy Senelle

Longwy used to be a very busy steelmaking place. The town was dominated by the silhouettes of blast furnaces and the sky illuminated by glowing slag and iron at night. The following images were taken during the demolition of the mill at Longwy Senelle.

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