In LL the machine hall is intact.
The Live Local pictures are from about the year 2001 and the Google Maps (Earth) pics are from January 2006.
The compressor house was part of the 'Hydrierwerk-Scholven' (Hydrogenation plant) since about the year 1935.
Primary task of this plant was the production of gasolene from coal for the German 'Wehrmacht'.
Today it's the Ruhr Oel refinery.
Ruhr Oel GmbH (ROG) is a 50:50 joint venture between
Deutsche BP and Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA).
By bubaonline @ 2007-05-29 15:13:38