Zeche Pluto (coal mine) - Herne-Wanne, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 31.924 E 007° 08.556
32U E 371168 N 5710630
Quick Description: This impressive headframe is a monument since 2/23/1999
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 2/3/2015 6:44:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMNAYX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
Zeche Pluto was a coal mine in the city of Herne, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
It started working 1862 and the production ended 1976. There had been up to 4655 workers.

Nowadays this is the home of Hauptstelle für das Grubenrettungswesen (Mine rescue).
Mine Type: Abandoned Mine

Mineral Collecting: Yes

Material Mined: Coal, Lignite

Operation: Underground Mine

Surface Features: Yes

KNOWN DANGERS:
No danger


Any associated website: [Web Link]

Any Other information:
The headframe and other buildings on this site are monuments in Herne.


Visit Instructions:
Optional photograph welcomed.
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