Wizpr.guide

Wizpr.guide

HomeRoutesPlaces of interest

This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Deprez Workshops

Sponsored links

Heritage

NL |

Public

Source: Wizpr.guide

Copyright: All rights reserved

At the end of the 19th century the two Belgian brothers Jules and Caesar Deprez moved to Tilburg do establish a specialized construction workshop adjacent tot the railway workshops.
In 1884 they took over an existing iron foundry, built in 1878, and soon started with the production of steam boilers and iron plates, later also of steam engines and other machinery.
Jules died in august 1918, his brother in december of the same year. In 1924 the buildings and installations were purchased by the Dutch Railway Company, and merged with their central workshops.
The still existing original building now has been taken over by the Tilburg city council, has been restored and is used for all kinds of cultural activities.
 

Copyright: All rights reserved

More information

Address

Netherlands

More about this place of interest

Routes nearby

Related channels

Sponsored links

© 2006-2018 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com