Contest #254 answer: Bois du Cazier cole mine, Marcinelle, Belgium

Last month the UNESCO World Heritage list was extended with the Major Mining Sites of Wallonia, one of them being the Bois du Cazier, near Charleroi.

This particular one is being remembered as the place where in 1956 a tragic disaster took place: an underground fire lead to the dead of 262 miners.

Nowadays this site is a museum

Those who went down but resurfaced

  • hhgygy
  • Walter_V_R
  • Noisette
  • Ernesto Posse
  • steve willis
  • mehmet durmus
  • Farceur
  • CuriousJM
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Emil Schierle
  • Keith
  • quiltadel
  • mccrumplair

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  • Sasha Smith
  • TitouPinkRider
  • Paul Franson