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The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Arne Jensen The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Arne Jensen The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Cecilie Eie The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke - HS The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid - Sinkgruvene The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie og Fritid The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Arne Jensen
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Arne Jensen
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda ferie og fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Cecilie Eie
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Reisemål Ryfylke - HS
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid - Sinkgruvene
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie og Fritid
The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet Photo: Sauda Ferie & Fritid

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The zinc mines in Allmannajuvet in Sauda, Ryfylke were in operation from 1881 to 1899. The mining operations brought life to the village with as many as 168 employees and the export of ore on ships heading abroad. The operation was a forerunner of subsequent hydroelectric development and industrialisation in Sauda in Ryfylke.

Right now, new service and information facilities are being constructed here in the framework of the National Tourist Route Ryfylke. The buildings are designed by well-known Swiss architect Peter Zumthor.

Guiding tours will not be offer this year, due to ongoing construction work and upgrading. The project is planned to be completed in 2016.

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The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

The zinc mines in Allmannajuvet in Sauda, Ryfylke were in operation from 1881 to 1899. The mining operations brought life to the village with as many a...

The zinc mines at Allmannajuvet

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