HF6

This blast furnace was being demolished, so I was just in time to visit this giant location.  https://www.arnoraps.be/gallery/hf6/

Master of Steel

This factory makes/refurbish steel roles used in steel production. Only closed recently, and with live current on almost everything! Photos: https://www.arnoraps.be/gallery/master-of-steel/

Ferme st Valentine

Visited this crumbling farm a few months ago. Parts of it al already collapsed and very dangerous. How that roof is still standing up on only two rotten beams is a small miracle, and that won’t last long. Inside you could trace fallen roof parts all the way into the cellar…. Other parts of this…

Pritzner fac

In the middle of a large Belgian city, this old college is an unexpected thing to find. Guarded by a 5 metre high gate and a second 2 meter high gate, this location can be quite difficult to enter. Even the main building itself was complete sealed-off. So I went in thru a coal dump…

Return of the King

Not a lot of photo’s of this castle, just as I started taking pictures, the owner was shouting from outside… So I had to find a way to escape. He never saw me 😉   More images can be seen here: https://www.arnoraps.be/album/return-of-the-king/

Rusty Dusty

This was huuuuuge. Walked like 15 km only to see everything in this factory. Mostly empty, but did find some nice photo-ops. Special metal wires were made here.   https://www.arnoraps.be/album/rusty-dusty/

Slaughterhouse

A few weeks ago Anya asked if I would like to visit this location. This pig slaughterhouse was impressive. It did make me think for a moment seeing the scale of this, but I still like some meat though. Some people told me this was only a small factory, so there are even bigger slaughterhouses active.…

Mr Benz

Visited this abandoned factory a few years ago. This has been abandoned for more than 60 years. Now part of the roof is coming down. They used to make tiles and cinema chairs, and I suspect that the owner lived here too. The name of the location comes from the old Mercedes that used to be…

Mesen theatre

Diving in my archive, these pictures are from 9th december, 2008, the theatre room. When I finally got in, the metal winding staircase was already (partly) stolen or broken. I had to climb up to reach the floor of this room. When walking around, I could feel the entire floor trembling, and it’s unclear to…