Vigo’s Bay industry from the sea

April 13th, 2018

A new tour -the sixth one- on the industrial history around Vigo’s Bay

European year of cultural heritage

March 22nd, 2018

European Year of Cultural Heritage

March 8th

March 8th, 2018

Today may be the most appropriate day to remember that the development achieved has been based on the exploitation of women and children.

A Freixa Power Plant

February 13th, 2018

Central eléctrica da Freixa en O Pozo, San Lázaro, A Pobra do Caramiñal (Manuel Lara, 2017)

Since 1899, the hydroelectric power plant of “Eléctrica de la Puebla” supplied electricity in A Pobra do Carmiñal, and since 1904 in Ribeira too. In order to be able to provide a better service during the low seasons, in 1909 permission was requested for the construction on A Freixa beach of an auxiliary power plant with a coal boiler and a steam engine.

La Minerva

January 13th, 2018

La Minerva, fábrica de papel continuo (Manuel Lara, 2010)

From the ruins of “La Torre del Río” the Rivero de Aguilar family built around 1847 a paper mill that would become in 1862 the first continuous paper factory that existed Galicia

Eloy Domínguez

December 24th, 2017

A marca de Eloy Domínguez Veiga (Manuel Lara, 2014)

“Cerámica Domínguez del Noroeste” (CEDONOSA)

Somede’s Hydro Power Plant

December 1st, 2017

             Central hidroeléctrica de Somede, n’As Pontes de García Rodríguez (Manuel Lara, 2017)

Somede’s Hydro Power Plant

World Heritage Day

November 8th, 2017

World Heritage Day

Galicia of Industry Awards

October 10th, 2017

Galicia of Industry Awards

Industrial history around Vigo’s Bay

October 4th, 2017

A new tour -the fourth one- on the industrial history around Vigo’s Bay