Wed Dec 26, 2012, 09:48 AM
Liberal_in_LA (44,397 posts)
Doorway to despair: Glimpse inside Spanish industrial ghost town that produced 7 million doors a yr
Doorway to despair: Glimpse inside Spanish industrial ghost town that produced seven million doors a year which has been decimated by housing crash
During the construction boom, most of the doors for the 800,000 new houses a year were built in Villacanas
Since the housing bubble burst, the town has been left desolate and is struggling with unemployment problems
At its peak, it was a bustling town manufacturing millions of wooden doors to cater for the housing boom in Spain.
But all thatís left now is a ghost town with an abandoned factory that is a stark reminder of more prosperous times.
Villacanas is one of the many former buoyant industrial Spanish towns that is now struggling with huge unemployment problems.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2238879/Doorway-despair-Glimpse-inside-Spanish-industrial-ghost-town-produced-seven-million-doors-year-decimated-housing-crash.html#ixzz2GAKMXiS5
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