In the old foundry, most of the machines standing around during during our last visit are gone. What remains is emptiness and a thick layer of dust…
Under the roof of the Clinique du Diable… all is dark except of one tiny window that lets a little light in. In the spooky attic some silver shiny pipes emerge from the floor and disappear in walls…
Like you can take the crane and drive to the sunset… Shot in the old Ferrum foundry on a nice Saturday evening.
At the old pool in the Clinique du Diable, Frank frames his shot.
On the top floor of the old foundry an old compressor lays under a thick layer of black dust, unused since years.
Once used to handle the heavy, molded parts, a crane stands like a big, yellow arm with red muscles.
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
Most likely the big atrium which lets the light shine through the roof to all floors gave the Château Lumière the name. An amazing atmosphere welcomes the visitors after entering the main door. The big entrance hall looks majestic and in a way mysterious –
The Clinique Du Diable is a big complex with six buildings. This is the view from the front to the main building with some of the employees’ houses. This time in black and white.
Green and red walls, remains of a red carpet… it must have been a colorful room. Although it’s not on top of the building, there is the roof forming one wall – so almost the attic.