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Chevalement Dutemple - VALENCIENNES
Historic site and monument , Listed or registered (CNMHS) , World Heritage (UNESCO) , Contemporary , Mine , Industrial site in Valenciennes
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The Dutemple mine head frame (XX.)
This mine head frame dating from 1920 is produced from reinforced concrete and modelled on the metal head frames. Today standing alone in a public garden, it is a remarkable example of the mine head frames built after the First World War. Pit number 2 of the former Dutemple mine in Valenciennes dug for the Compagnie des Mines d'Anzin, ceased operation in 1949.
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