Explore #158: Usine S, Belgium – February 2016

Explore #5 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’

After our unexpected stopover at Preventorium Dolhain we continued our roadtrip on this this beautiful derelict wool and textiles factory…

History
This large factory was founded in the late 19th century, and specialised in the treatment and manufacture of wool and other textiles. Its doors closed after just over a century of operations, and now large parts of the site are falling into dereliction.

Our Explore
This was an enjoyable afternoon, taking it slow and bumping into several other groups of explorers who we chatted and swapped stories with. I really enjoyed all the old machinery and splashes of green in the overgrown parts…

As always, click on a photo to VIEW LARGE

Pipes valves Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Machinery pump belt traction Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Machinery industrial commercial Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Detail Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Wrought iron spiral staircase grime Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Staircase stairs metal wrought iron Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Wool bags cobwebs Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

workshop Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

workshop sign Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

workshop fire extinguisher old vintage retro Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Overgrown faces face furnace Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Urbex Faces Face metal oven furnace overgrown Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

ferns urbex face furnace fire tank boiler Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

lab laboratory equipment Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

ph meter lab laboratory Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

dark basement grimy industrial Usine S Belgium Textile Wool Factory Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Thanks for spinning by.
Adam X

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