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Barchetta train station: industry then and now

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Barchetta train station: industry then and now

The mid 19th century timber harvesting , development of mines and quarries, metal production were major activities in the economic development of Corsica for nearly a century. Unfortunately, these activities are now abandoned but their traces are still part of the space and remain a precious heritage that must reappropriate order to pass . This is the case of plant Folelli currently conducting a rehabilitation into a cultural center or the factory smelter Francardo which in 2009 was transformed into arts center fire " Prumitei " ( unfortunately closed since 2010 ) . The 19th century was a period of change in all areas of the island society . A steam pump , boiler, generator, a Pelton wheel are all objects, footprints as strong evidence of the age of industrialization of Corsica. This topic has been the subject of an exhibition devoted to the industrial history of Corsica, the Museu di a Corsica in Corte.

Barchetta train station: industry then and now
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