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IMG_8618 electricity map Poland .jpg
The importance of coal in the Silesian region cannot be under-estimated. One of its uses was for electricity generation, with the first generation of high-tension power lines planned as shown on the map.

coal shipping.jpg
The greatest export in the years immediately after World War II in Poland was coal. Ships leave for various European destinations from the ports of Gdansk, Gdynia, and Szczecin.

the new poland map.jpg
Designed by Pick S. of New York for the Library of the Polish Embassy. Besides illustrating, graphically, where various Polish industries are located and the destinations of Polish exports, various statistics about Poland demographics and how Polish…

coal mine in silesia copy.jpg
This image of coal mining in Walbrzych, Silesia (a town a little over 250 kilometers from Piekary, and belonged to the German territory that was given to Poland after the war) accompanied an article illustrating "Life in Silesia," specifically…
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