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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 08:48 AM

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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Liberal_in_LA Dec 2012 OP
ann--- Dec 2012 #1
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ProgressiveProfessor Dec 2012 #3
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Response to ann--- (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 09:11 AM

2. +1, n/t

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Response to ann--- (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 11:34 AM

3. To me that is a sign of the level of hopelessness and despair

Also probable the photographer looked for the ugliest picture available

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Response to ann--- (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 11:49 AM

4. There are some gorgeous photos...

 

In the article...sad, but beautiful.

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