Impressive Industrial Towers

Lauchhammer bio-towers, Germany, are the last-remaining remnants of what used to be a powerful industry manufacturing high-temperature coke from lignite.

Lauchhammer bio-towers

Hoover Dam’s  Towers, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada.

Intake towers of Hoover Dam in Lake Mead on the Arizona side.

The enormous cooling towers of the Metzamor nuclear power station, Armenia.

High Voltage Cascade Transformers (for alternating current)  installation close to Russian city of Istra. Photo: Avi_Abrams

Huge ultra high-voltage test bench (popularly known as a “Tesla’s set”) installation close to Russian city of Istra. Photographer: Dmitry Mordolff


Blast Furnace works in Duisburg. The furnace was shut down in 1985.

Thorpe Marsh Power Station was a 1 Gigawatt (GW) (1000 MW) coal-fired power station near Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.

Water tower at Cockatoo Island, Australia

The Liban Quarry in Krakow, Poland

Coops Shot Tower, Melbourne, Australia was built in 1889-90 and was used to make lead shot. Saved from demolition, it was incorporated into the Melbourne Central complex which opened in 1991.

ps10 solar tower in operation, southern spain.

Aerial view of ps10/ps20 solar towers.


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