Learning project of Ost colliery - a visit to the colliery !
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|At the colliery's drinks machine.||The pupils seem to like the miners' drinks.||At the control desk of a mining area.||The pupils could talk to the miners underground.|
|On the escalator.||Coal is everywhere on a colliery's area.||The strong winding ropes impressed.||A mock-up of a roadway.|
|The next destination: Heinrich shaft.||On the way down to the pit bank.||The group of pupils at the pit bank.||The other side of Heinrich shaft's pit bank.|
|Mine cars on the colliery's area.||On the way to Robert shaft's tower.||At the door of the lift of Robert shaft's tower.||The operator of the winding machine.|
|The winding machine of Robert shaft.||The machine - 50 metres above the surface.||The winding machine's strong hub.||A nice view down from the winding tower.|
|The Gerstein power plant in Werne-Stockum.||The flotation on the processing plant's roof.||The track system and Lerche shaft.||A larger photo of Lerche shaft.|
|The Humbert slagheap - one of the oldest.||The Kissinger Hoehe slagheap.||Far away: The Bergkamen power plant.||Robert shaft's remarkable winding tower.|
|The beautiful administrative buildings.||In Ost colliery's large workshop.||Lots of explanations were given.||The colliery's large workshop.|
|On the way to the next destination of the tour.||A winding tower's wheel as reserve.||In the practice gallery.||There it is just like underground.|
|Including real lamps, pipes, leads etc..||All pupils in the practice gallery.||A short break during the wonderful tour.||Robert shaft.|
|A view into Ost colliery's training workshop.||The pupils had a lot of fun, as well.||The machines for the trainees.||After visiting the training workshop.|
|The workshop for the electricians.||The pupils watched very interested.||A very tidy workbench.||Now it has to be filed.|
|The pupils are waiting with a lot of patience.||Now the children could file on their own.||A well deserved break after the tour.||In the atrium of Ost colliery.|