The former briquette Borna Witznitz





The former briquette factory located on the edge of Borna and is already by far very visible from the B95 ago. The factory was built in 1912-1918. In 1913 she was commissioned. The brown coal came from the lands adjoining open pit Witznitz. From its start in 1992 until the closure of 38 million tons were produced briquette. Even electric power for the mill, the open pit and the national grid was generated. In 1992 the closure was carried out by the Augsburg Society of clay building, education and work Leipzig eV end of the 90s was redeveloped the control room of the former factory. This refurbished part is re-used for events such as rock and classical music concerts.

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