Explore Europe's industrial heritage through the digitised collections of European cultural heritage organisations and personal stories of our working lives.
Explore Industrial Heritage editorial
This gallery of vintage imagery explores our industrial and labour-related heritage.
Gallery exploring pollution as a negative industrial legacy on our planet and landscapes across Europe.
Exposure to asbestos - once valued for its qualities - has caused illnesses and death among thousands of workers across Europe and the world.
Brings together photographs of factories and workers from across Europe, where workers became cogs in a machine.
Pioneering photographer Lewis Hine‘s images of industry and labour led to reform and changing laws.
Eduards Kraucs's photography documents the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant, one of Latvia's interwar achievements.
Explore the history of Nokia from Finland and Ericsson from Sweden, two Nordic telecommunications companies
Europe at Work
Since 2019, people across Europe have been sharing stories of their working lives, either online or at collection day events.
Help us to tell the story of Europe through our working lives in the past and the present.