1. Alcobaça Monastery

    2017-10-12 21:49:00 UTC
    You can view my images of Alcobaça Monastery here.  These images were taken with a Canon EF 16-35 f/4 L IS lens.  The Royal Monastery in Alcobaça was founded by the first Portuguese King,  Afonso Henriques in 1153 and it maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout…

  2. Sanatorium near Nancy, France

    2017-09-27 14:05:00 UTC
    The images taken at the Sanatorium can be viewed here The Sanatorium was originally built for Professor Paul Spillmann in 1899, with a capacity for 30 patients. The building is located 7km from Nancy, France. The first patients arrived in 1902. A few years later, the property was enlarged to…

  3. Berlin Hbf

    2017-09-11 20:21:45 UTC
    A selection of images showing Series 143, 182, 442 and ICE locomotives taken during a recent trip to Berlin when I visited the central railway station, here…

  4. Skomer Island

    2017-09-11 20:09:04 UTC
    Images of puffins, shearwaters and other birds and can be found here Skomer is an island off the coast of Pembrokeshire in west Wales. The island has an area of 2.92 km2; its highest point is 79m above sea level at Gorse Hill, while the majority of the island sits…

  5. KL Auschwitz-Birkenau

    2017-09-10 20:18:00 UTC
    Images of Konzentrationslager Auschwitz-Birkenau can be viewed here KL Auschwitz-Birkenau was part of a network of Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by Hitler’s Third Reich in areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It consisted of Auschwitz I (the main camp, located in…

  6. Oradour-sur-Glane, France.

    2017-09-10 19:32:00 UTC
    Images of Oradour-sur-Glane can be viewed here On 10 June, the 2nd SS Panzer division ‘Das Reich’ sealed off Oradour-sur-Glane and ordered 642 inhabitants – and anyone who happened to be in or near the town – to assemble in the village square to have their identity papers examined.  The…

  7. Vogelsang-Zehdenick

    2017-09-10 18:19:00 UTC
    Images of Vogelsang-Zehdenick can be viewed here, and a BBC News article regarding Vogelsang can be read here Vogelsang is a small hamlet 65km northeast of Berlin, with a few houses for one hundred inhabitants, a railway station, and a forest.  A big, dark forest that houses a sinister secret.…

  8. Berlin-Siemensbahn

    2017-09-05 12:45:00 UTC
    Images from Siemensbahn line can be viewed here The name ‘Siemensbahn’ goes back to the German company Siemens & Halske who built the railway line in Berlin between
1927 and 1929.   The Siemensbahn started at Jungfernheide station, where it had a connection to the U- and S-bahn, on the U7/S41/S42…

  9. Berlin-Pankow-Heinersdorf

    2017-08-25 20:37:00 UTC
    View images of Pankow-Heinersdorf here. Bahnbetriebswerk Pankow-Heinersdorf is located right next to the S-Bahn station on the S2 and S8 lines. Bult in 1893 by the Royal Prussian and Grand Ducal State railway  (Königlich Preußische und Großherzoglich Hessischen Staatseisenbahnen) the main building originally housed up to 24 engines.

  10. SS-Brotfabrik Oranienburg-Sachsenhausen

    2016-11-20 13:21:00 UTC
    Photographs of SS-Brotfabrik site can be viewed here In 1939, prisoners from KL-Sachsenhausen were forced to build a modern bakery to the north of Oranienburg at Lehnitz Lock, for the SS holding company, Deutsche Ausrüstungswerke.  Owing to war related shortages in sourcing the correct baking materials, bread production did not…

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