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Usine des Eaux de Saint-Clair joins Industriana

Usine Saint Clair Lyon
Usine Saint Clair Lyon

The 'Usine des Eaux de Saint-Clair' at Lyon started pumping drinking water for the town in 1856, with three large Cornish Pumps, manufactured in Le Creusot by the Schneider Company.  Nowadays, only one pump is left and preserved as a historical monument.

MACAEL, The Land of Marble joins Industriana

Macael quarries interpretation center and museum

The white marble from the Macael quarries, exploited since Roman times, is present in countless monuments throughout history, such as Itálica, La Alhambra, the Palacio del Escorial, or the Royal Palace. The stonemasons / artisans of Macael have been transmitting their knowledge from father to son, without interruption, at least since the 9th century. Currently Macael and its area of influence make up a cluster specialized in stone, internationally recognized.

“La Rajoleta” Ceramic Museum joins Industriana

La Rajoleta joins Industriana

“La Rajoleta” Ceramic Museum, formerly known as Hijo de Jaime Pujol i Bausis Ceramic Factory, was a point of reference in the ceramics production in Catalonia and one of the most important Modernist factories. Visitors can see five different types of kilns and follow the evolution of the ceramic industry through several finished products

INDUSTRIANA is now in Barcelona at the B-Industrial tourism fair

Industriana at B-Industrial 2021

From 11 to 13 June the professional fair on industrial tourism is taking place in Barcelona. Industriana is present.

2021 European Year of Rail

Antwerpen Central station

The European Commission has designated 2021 as the European Year of Rail.
This year, EFAITH wants to put the heritage of railways and tramways in the spotlight. On a new website good examples of conservation and re-use are collected.
A jury will select five achievements that will each receive an Industriana label in the autumn.

Join INDUSTRIANA

The Industriana label

Why joining Industriana?

For sites, museums, private collections, organisations and private companies wishing to promote the industrial heritage they cherish, the benefits of an Industriana label are considerable, and they include:

Usine Cavrois-Mahieu (Roubaix) joins the Industriana network

unveiling the Industriana-label at Cavrois-Mahieu, Roubaix

At some 3 km from the famous Villa Cavrois ( built in 1932 by the architect Robert Mallet-Stevens ), the Cavrois-Mahieu woollen mill is a witness of the industrial adventure of the Cavrois family, but also of the thousands of workers and various executives who worked there from 1887 to 2000.

The ‘Haringrokerij’ (herring smoking workshop) joins Industriana

De Haringrokerij

The ‘Haringrokerij’ (herring smoking workshop) at Antwerpen joins Industriana.
Built in 1893 and active smoking fish until 1968. The site was protected as historic monument in 1987, and is since 1993 turned into an interesting cohousing project

 

Former Ghent power station joins Industriana

De Centrale, Ghent

The construction of an urban electricity plant in Ghent started in 1924. Two years later, two turbo alternators (working on coals) supplied the first electricity. The big art deco Turbine Hall - including all turbines & accessories, an overhead crane, the control and signal equipment, the clock and the control panels - remained preserved. This Turbine Hall was protected by law on November 18, 1999.

Chimney of former paper mill in Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo gets Industriana label

Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo
Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo

The population of Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo, at the initiative of the association La Maquinilla, organized this year a splendid crowdfunding campaign to restore the chimney of the former papermill, one of the chimneys that landmark the town. It will be the first to be restored.
The deserved the Industriana label

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