PUMEX Spa, the place of pumice stone, Lipari, Italy
Pumex was one of the world leading pumice-stone industry since 1958. Then, Aeolian Islands were declared UNESCO Heritage. Nowadays in Pumex area you still find a few traces of what was pumice extraction and processing.
The factory from the sea side
Wind and sea erosion on the abandoned factory
The piers for cargo loading
Old power for the conveyor belts
In the engine rooms: rusty wheels and pistons
Inside the factory: pumice still covers every floor
In the warehouse: last pumice, empty bags.