Chevalement de la Fosse n°1

Rue des Frères Lumière - 62800 LIEVIN


Last vestige facilities Pit No. 1 Colliery Company of Lievin, it is one of the 21 trestles kept in the coalfield Nord-Pas de Calais.

Located at the edge of concession, it stands close to the metal headframe Pit No. 3 of the Mining Company Lens.
Although qu'édifiés simultaneously in the early 1920s during the reconstruction of the destroyed during the Great War mining infrastructure, both metallic trestles are real architectural differences.
At the heart of the commercial area developed on the old tiles pit, they testify in liévinois landscape of the past rivalry of these two powerful mining companies.

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