Tagged: Bjørn Olsen

Of mining, money & misfortune

Telemark’s mining history—a long journey, a violent uprising, and a minting of money Bjorn Olsen Skien, Norway Centuries before emigration to America, one of the most dramatic stories in Telemark history occurred. The first...

Telemark company designs metal-free wheelchair

Bjorn Olsen Skien, Norway Telemark is not just ancient history. From it comes a unique invention: a wheelchair that can be pushed through security at an airport without giving alarm. The wheelchair is ideal...

Looking back on WWII’s beginning

The day that WWII started for Norway: Commemoration held at Oscarsborg Bjørn Olsen Skien, Norway It was here that it happened, when the Norwegian people experienced the beginning of the Second World War. Early...