Next to Friedrichstraße (Berlin) station is the old entrance building to the platforms for the tracks that went from West to East Berlin
The former forced labor camp KZ-Außenlager Wernigerode (alias “Richard”) was built shortly after the start of the Second World War. In this labor camp (which was an annex of camp Buchenwald) on the Veckenstedter Strasse are four originally preserved barracks and a watchtower.
The IFA (Industrieverband Fahrzeugbau) existed in the former GDR. That was the umbrella organization of the East German motorcycle and car industry. Under the name IFA, passenger cars, trucks, agricultural vehicles as well as motorcycles and (moped) bicycles were produced in the GDR. And it was primarily in Nordhausen that agricultural vehicles were made.