Elektrociepłownia Szombierki – Urbex in Poland

Author sophos9 - Last updated: 24.12.2009

Written by becquerelle

This combined heat and power plant was first planned as an explosives factory. Today it is mainly used for cultural events, but also produces some energy. So, it’s not completely abandoned…

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

We took the Upper Silesian narrow-gauge railway (Górnośląskie Koleje Wąskotorowe) from the main station to the station closest to the factory. You can see the train in the back with the long line of people walking to the factory.

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Usually it is guarded by security, but some local people organized a trip. They did not expect that so many people would meet at the main station of Bytom. The tour around the factory included a guy presenting the history of the building. They also have a website http://www.ecszombierki.pl presenting possible future use of the building and current events (only in Polish). There is also a video of that day on this website http://www.ecszombierki.pl/wycieczki-imprezy.html

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

Elektrociepłownia Szombierki - Urbex in Poland

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#1BasDecember 25, 2009, 9:57 pm

Awesome pics and write up dude!

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