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Did you know? ...

that a potash pit in the Werra Valley was once the richest mine in the world?

During the Second World War the gold reserves of the doomed German Reich were stored in the Kaiserroda potash mine in Merkers. In 1945 the...
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Stories about People ...

Carl Friedrich (Charles Frederick) Beyer (1813 – 76)

Carl Friedrich Beyer was the son of a weaver from Plauen in Saxony, and studied at the polytechnic in Dresden, before taking advantage of a...
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News

| The German journal "Industriekultur" portrays four ERIH Anchor Points

The latest "Industriekultur" issue explores the origins and highlights of mechanical...  more

| Official opening on 11 July: „Boom. 500 years of industrial heritage in Saxony“

With almost three months delay, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will be finally...  more

| ERIH Italy: Industrial Heritage and Covid-19 – How to restart after Lockdown?

At their annual meeting on 14 May, held online this time, the representatives of the...  more

| Call for Papers: ERIH Annual Conference 2020

How do we conserve knowledge and skills acquired in industrial operations for...  more

| Winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards

Europe’s top honour in the heritage field this year goes to 21 exemplary achievements...  more

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