Tagged: Trains

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Drezyniarz 2022, Poland

In June 2022 we had the great opportunity to make a train trip from Poznan to Czarnków with a steam train. And no, we're not going to talk about how beautiful that train was (

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Trains during the cold war.

During the (1st) Cold War, Berlin was divided into 4 parts. British, American, French and Russian. Between the Russian zone and the other zones was the border (the Berlin wall), but also around the...

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Technology Museum Sinsheim and Speyer

Well… they are officially called a museum, but to be honest… you should see it more as a huge collection of everything that has anything to do with technology (and sometimes not)….

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Track 17 Berlin Grunewald

From October 18, 1941 until February 1945, this freight station was one of the most important deportations locations of the Jews from Berlin. A total of 35 trains carrying 17,000 Jews left from platform 17 (German: Gleis 17) directly to Auschwitz. By the end of the war, more than 50,000 Jews had been deported through this station.

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Wuppertaler Schwebebahn

And then you are a day out with friends and then you suddenly find yourself at the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn. This is a suspended monorail that is not primarily intended for tourists, but as normal public transport ...

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Railway gun Krupp K5

In the north of France, in the town of Audinghen, there is a museum that manages the bunker “Todt”. The bunker itself is already a solid appearance ... but the cannon that stands next to it ... that was what mattered to us ... A Krupp K5 cannon, made between 1937 and 1940. It fired a 255 kilo grenade over a distance of almost 70 km. The gun weighs 120 tons and is 32 meters long.

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Emsland Moor / Peat Museum

In the middle of what was once Europe's largest high peat area, the Bourtanger Moor / Bourtanger Marsh, the Emsland Moor (peat) Museum is located in the immediate vicinity of the Dutch border. This peat area is huge ....

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