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Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Sun Wheel


The Sun Wheel at Zollverein, Essen, September 2007




World Heritage Zeche Zollverein, information from this site:
The round tour with a difference. The Sun Wheel on the Coking Plant offers you fantastic views and unusual insights into the inner workings of the World Cultural Heritage Site.

Since 1999 the Sun Wheel revolves with its 14 gondolas at the Coking Plant. The visitors are experiencing an exciting journey of contrasts: It goes deep inside the decommissioned coke oven 9 and then high up into the sky above Zollverein - rare insights and overviews included.

Linked to The Weekend in Black and White

6 comments:

Randy said...

That looks like fun. The b&w gives it that old world feel.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Excellent black and white photos.

Regards!

katsicles said...

Great images!
You have a real "eye" for capturing.
Thanks for stopping by through Hey Harriet :)

T. Becque said...

I like the black and white!

Karen Xavier said...

This is really interesting, love that lattice work at the edge of the sun wheel. My first time here and your blog is so nice...
Karen Xavier.

LauraX said...

excellent photos!