Pallet Jack

Currently several companies that bought the machines from the closed foundry are disassembling them in order to be sent to a new “assignment” – so this forklift is not retired yet…

Hammered

Close to the ovens the hammers are laying like someone will use them again in a minute. But it’s months ago since the last mold was cast…

Ferrum Schafisheim

Ferrum is an old, traditional foundry in Switzerland. As the foundry business got no longer profitable, this part of the production ceased last year. Together with an employee we had the opportunity to visit the location which usually is NOT accessible, as the area is Continue Reading

In the Kitchen

Today the kitchen stays cold and the supplies are out! As all the staff is currently absent, visitors are kindly advised to bring their own victuals to clean up after themselves.

Watchtower

At the corner of a partially abandoned industrial area just outside Brașov an old watchtower still stands above the walls. And the tower is still in use: a guard still oversees the abandoned area for no vandals and thieves  get through and to the parts Continue Reading