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Pictures of a postcard (18)

‘ A Vienna delight’  It’s one minute past nine in the morning, the station clock guides the scene. Wien (Vienna) Westbahnhof with the Europe Square (Europaplatz) in front of it. Austria united but date unknown, this is always a problem; … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (16)

ʻRailway design for everʼ A railcar named ‘Littorina’ made by Fiat in the thirties, Italian design, the realm of railways and sometimes like Alice in Wonderland. A tale out of time and fairy still worth seeing or being told about. … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (15)

‘A German coincidence’ A New Year and new chance but lets start with another posted card a long time ago. Munich 1922; the delicate buildings in what without any doubt can be described as other times and still mine like … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (14)

‘Bus & Station’ Collecting is a strange but at the same time interesting thing that’s to say if the collection does have a certain extra. Decades ago I started to gather postcards with rail on it and all other forms … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (13)

‘The tram of Cairo’ Every time I see or hear the name Egypt an utterly chaos appears in mind, chaos in the sense of imperfectness on an African continent or different way of organization. The sheer joy in the Orient … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (12)

‘The tramway of Dubrovnik’ It was a year after I made the most extra ordinary rail tour through Europe for an relative inexperienced young explorer though already seen a few things beyond the boarder of his own country. Started at … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (11)

‘The silence of a society’ A travel back in time; April 1968 – ten years before the tram would disappear – the Hüttenbergstraße in Neunkirchen situated in the German federal state of Saarland. A real postcard this time and not … Continue reading

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