the Ghost Town (20 images)

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Fabbriche di Careggine, village of Val Garfagnana, has a long history. It was founded in the thirteenth century by a colony of blacksmiths from Brescia. After the Estense conquest since 1755 the village, destined to become one of the largest suppliers of iron of the state, was equipped with a mill and enjoyed concessions on transport of materials. It was then the construction of the Via Vandelli, connecting Modena to Massa. At the end of the eighteenth century, the Duke of Modena Francesco...
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