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7 July 2012 – Djúpavík. Happy Birthday, dear Herring factory!     (Only one picture)
On this day 77 year ago - it was the 7 July 1935 - the old herring factory in Djúpavík started to operate. This factory was the most modern factory for processing fish in these days, the building was the largest one in Iceland. Up to 200 people worked here. But after less than 20 years the factory had to get closed because of the decrease of herring in the ocean - one reason was overfishing ...
Djúpavík. Happy Birthday, dear Herring factory! - On this day 77 year ago - it was the 7 July 1935 - the <a href='http://www.djupavik.com/en_herringfactory.php' target='_blank' class='linksnormal'>old herring factory in Djúpavík</a> started to operate. This factory was the most modern factory for processing fish in these days, the building was the largest one in Iceland. Up to 200 people worked here. But after less than 20 years the factory had to get closed because of the decrease of herring in the ocean - one reason was overfishing ... (7 July 2012)
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