As Pontes

As Pontes de García Rodríguez is a municipality in the Comarca of Eume in northwestern Galicia.
The town principal sector was the coal power plant and the coalpit. The power plant is the largest in Spain, and its chimney, with 356 meters of height, is the higher construction in the country and the second largest tower in Europe.
The power plant generated the most employment in the region and today, almost dismantled, had a rate of unemployment of 20.34% in 2012, crazy for the region.
What I try to show with those photographs is a city which had 16,000 inhabitants in the nineties and today does not reach 10,000:
   Abandoned buildings, half-built houses, an urban growth-oriented plan, decrease in purchasing power, etc

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Martin Vazquez Fotografía