Photos of West colliery's shafts in the city of Kamp-Lintfort !
Special thanks for the photos go to Christian Lorkowski who was trainee at West colliery when he took the pictures.
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|West colliery in the city of Kamp-Lintfort.||The colliery's two main shafts.||A beautiful mine car at the entrance.||Hoerstgen shaft of West colliery.|
|Hoerstgen shaft in the winter.||The former Niederberg colliery.||There are no more winding ropes.||The two winding towers from much closer.|
|The entrance to former Niederberg colliery.||In a residential area of the colliery.||One of Niederberg colliery's shafts.||And now the other shaft as contre-jour shot.|
|Norddeutschland shaft of West colliery.||Another view of the shaft.||Norddeutschland shaft from far away.||A shaft of Rheinpreussen colliery.|
|The head of Rheinpreussen's winding tower.||The winding tower as contre-jour shot.||Mine cars at shaft 4 of the colliery.||A safety shield at the shaft's former area.|
|An artificially built winding tower.||Here you can see the tower's real size.||A view up to the tower's wheels for the ropes.||The winding ropes are no longer in use.|
|Rossenray shaft of West colliery.||That is why the tower is called Rossenray cross.||A part of the tower is hidden behind trees.||Rossenray shaft from very close.|
|Once again the remarkable winding tower.||Another shaft of West colliery.||Once again the same winding tower.||Shaft 2 of West colliery.|
|A view up to the winding tower of shaft 2.||West colliery's processing plant.||Here you can see the colliery's flotation.||Shaft two and the colliery's track system.|
|Once again the tower with the track system.||West colliery's large slagheap for the coal.||The coal production of different days is mixed here.||Long trains for the colliery's coal production.|
|The large stores of West colliery.||A view down from the winding tower of shaft 1.||Rossenray shaft from far away.||A residential area with a slagheap in the background.|
|A nice view down from the tower of shaft 1.||A part of West colliery's area.||A strange panel that can be found at the tower :-).||A large winding machine in the tower's head.|