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22.01.15

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Welcome

to the European Route of Industrial Heritage, the tourism information network of industrial heritage in Europe. 

Currently we present more than 1,000 sites in 44 European countries. Among these sites there are 80 Anchor Points which build the virtual ERIH main route. On seventeen Regional Routes you can discover the industrial history of these landscapes in detail. All sites relate to thirteen European Theme Routes which show the diversity of European industrial history and their common roots.

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Anchor Point of the Day
Foxton Inclined Plane and Lock Staircase | Market Harborough

Foxton Locks
A unique patchwork of 18th, 19th and 20th century industrial heritage unmatched...

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Anchor Points

Anchor points illustrate the complete range of European industrial history.
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Regional Routes

The Regional Routes link landscapes and sites which have left their mark on European industrial history.
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European Theme Routes

Theme Routes take up specific questions relating to European industrial history.
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Biographies

History is always made by people. We present a selection of personalities who influenced the European industrial history.
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Do you know...

where the first electrically-driven winding engines in the world can be found?

In Dortmund at the Zollern II/IV colliery. Here all the most important engines were operated by electricity right at the start of the 20th century. The electrically-driven winding engines went into operation in 1902. Today the site is an anchor point along the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

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