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Railways

Torpedo car in Duisburg

A torpedo car in Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germay

On my night stroll through the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, an industrial heritage park in the Ruhr area,  I came across this torpedo car. These cars are used for hauling molten pig iron from the blast furnace to the next processing unit.

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Industrial Heritage

Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord in Germany

Landschaftspark Nord in Duisburg, Germany

The Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord is actually the area of a former iron works. It is open for public and people are allowed to walk on the grounds of the iron works all the day long. Even at night!

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Industrial Heritage Restaurants

Restaurant Hauptschalthaus in Duisburg

Restaurat Hauptschalthaus in Duisburg, Germany

The restaurant Hauptschalthaus is located in the former control center of an iron works in Duisburg. The main attraction of the restaurant is the dining area in front of some huge insulators. Through the big windows one also have a good view of the iron works situated at the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.