This is one in a series of maps of the Ruhrgebiet. It is taken from the British War Office 1:12,500 plans and reduced to approx 1:19,000. Published in 1945, prior to the Allied occupation of the area, the maps are especially good at showing industry, collieries and transport. They can be purchased through our On-line Mapshop.
Here are the details of our maps of the Bottrop area:
This map covers the area west of Gelsenkirchen, stretching westward towards Bottrop; Karnap and Horst are near the centre of the map. Features and areas include Schalke (the Gelsenkirchen suburb - the football ground is marginally north of the map), Dahlbusch Estate, Hessler, Rotthausen, Katernberg, Karnap, Hegemannshof, Horst, part of Alten-Essen, Welheim Estate, Batenbrock, Boy, Lehmkuhle, and the eastern part of Bottrop. Features include the Rhein-Herne Canal, Horst Schloss, Knippenburg Manor House, Prospect Mine, Christian Levin Mine, Krupp rolling mills, Arenberg Mine, Rheinbabe Mine, Karnap Power Station, Wilhelmine Mine, Zollverein Mine, Nordstern Mine, Consolidation Mine, numerous railway lines, etc. Lots of information for the transport historian or industrial archaeologist.
You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For a full list of maps for Germany and prices go to the Germany Page. For other information, see the Index Page.
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