Marienschacht Bannewitz

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Recommended by 39 out of 40 hikers


  • Zingiber

    Below the Marienschacht there is a good rest area with an excellent view of Dresden and in the north direction Westlausitz, left to the vineyards and right into the Saxon Switzerland free.To Marienschacht (abstract from
    The Freiherrlich of Burgker hard coal plants began on June 12, 1885 at 307.8 m NN with the Teufen of the shaft, which had an oval cross-section.
    In 1896, the 180m long connecting railway to the Hänichener Kohlenzweigbahn, which was financed by the Burgker Werke, was manufactured. Today, parts of the railway embankment of the former Windbergbahn serve as a pedestrian and bicycle path (see also
    Since certain coal types Uranerz were leading, took over on 1 January 1968, the SDAG bismuth the pit and began with the promotion of the so-called ore. The uranium content averaged 0.124%.After the termination of the extraction work began on January 1, 1990, the safekeeping of the pit field and the shaft, and the subsequent flooding. The manhole was filled up, and the premises along with the heap were renovated by Wismut GmbH until 1999.

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    • February 19, 2017

  • Enno

    Historically very interesting, especially if you combine it with a hike along the old railway embankment. Everywhere you will find boards with informative facts about coal mining here in the region.

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    • January 22, 2018

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Location: Bannewitz, Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany


  • Elevation300 m

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