blast furnace U4

blast furnace U4

Metallurgical complex at french village Uckange was founded in 1890 by Stumm brothers, wealthy owners of most iron smelting plants in Saar region in that time. Former six-in-a-row blast furnace department was modernized twice during the 20th century (1930-32 and 1966-70). Today only a fragment of U4 blast furnace survived until today. U4 was listed as an industrial landmark in 1991, the rest was demolished during the same year.

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