WIT Press

The Rehabilitation Of The Malakow Tower Prosper II In Bottrop, Germany

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990641

Volume

42

Pages

9

Published

1999

Size

1,169 kb

Author(s)

S. Niederhagemann, J. Heckes, T. Ritter, R. Scherbeck & H. Klapperich

Abstract

The Malakow Tower Prosper 2 in Bottrop is an old head frame of the coalmine Prosper Haniel. It is the only existing Malakow Tower of the Ruhrgebiet with a head frame of steel inside the masonry. This tower was founded in 1871 and has been used until 1987. To compensate damages and to make the winding shaft deeper the tower permanently had to be fitted to new and higher stresses. Because of these reconstruction works the static of the tower changed completely. In more than one hundred years of use the tower got a lot of damages. Since closi

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