The Caledonian Mining Expedition Company Zeche Zollverein Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (Ruhr area) is considered one of the most important landmarks in Germany. Founded in 1847, it survived the wars. Shaft XII, built in the Bauhaus style, is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful industrial buildings..
This little tank engine was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the American Viscose company in 1924. It was used as a plant switcher in Roanoke. The locomotive was retired in the early 1960s and sold to Gem City Iron & Metal Company where it rested for 40 years. In 2004, the locomotive was purchased by Scott Symans and restored in less than three years. Now, the locomotive travels the country and gives the public the chance to operate a real steam locomotive.