Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

Blast furnace site in northen part of Duisburg was established in 1890 by industrialist August Thyssen to supply the open hearth furnaces at Mülheim Styrum and Bruckhausen.
Today´s shape reffers to extensive modernizations in 1956 (blast furnace no.1), 1963/64 (blast furnace no.2) and 1973 (blast furnace no.3). Nevertheless despite these major investmens the mill was definitely closed down in 1985 due to international changes in steel manufacturing.

Nowadays the former Meiderich works are worldwide known as "Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord".

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