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Guidebook(s) I wish someone would write: industrial tourism

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I love touring industrial facilities, both those that are working and those that have been turned into museums. I'd be thrilled if someone would write a guidebook to industrial tourism, or maybe one for Europe, and one for the US.

Some of the sites I'd include (some of which I've seen and others that are still on my to-do list):
* Blennerville Windmill (flour grinding) in Tralee, Ireland (roughly between Shannon Airport and Dingle)
* "Big Pit" coal mine museum near Cardiff, Wales
* Wieliczka salt mine outside Krakow, Poland
* Sloss Furnace steel mill in downtown Birmingham, Alabama

Here's a list I found online of tours of working factories in the US and Canada:
http://tinyurl.com/mxyj6c
And a list from Rick Steves on Europe:
http://www.ricksteves.com/graffiti/archives/factorytours.htm

I'd love to know about resources for finding historical sites for industrial tourism (more things like the "Big Pit," for example).

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