Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)

ABOUT

A few months ago a a friend told me of an industrial laundry which was closed some weeks before. I’m very passionate about everything related to (mostly old) technology, and so i asked the owner if I could visit the building and take some photographs.

Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)

LEAVINGS

It was a strange atmosphere in the hall, an interstage between a lively working environment and an abandoned place. Between the machines clothes and other stuff, like all the workers had left the building a few minutes before for a break. Some weeks later the building will be empty, machines and stuff sold.

Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb) info
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)

MECHANICS AND ELECTRICS

A detail from one of the ironing machines and a view into the control cabinet.

Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb) info

IRONING AND REPAIR

Last part of the tour, the area for ironing and sewing.

Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
Inside an old industrial laundry near Darmstadt/Alte Wäscherei in der Nähe von Darmstadt (Fotografie Marcel Rauschkolb)
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