Historical Airplane at the Airport Berlin-Tempelhof, Germany. Its a Douglas DC-3/C 47, a so called Rosinenbomber. During the blockade of Berlin in 1948/1949, those planes supplied with an airlift from West-Germany the City of Berlin. Today you can go with this plane on sightseeing flights.
The Berlin Blockade, one of the major crises of the Cold War, occurred from June 24, 1948 - May 11, 1949 when the Soviet Union blocked Western rail and road access to West Berlin. The crisis abated after the Soviet Union did not act to stop American, British and French airlifts of food and other provisions to the Western-held sectors of Berlin following the Soviet blockade.
The Anderton Boat Lift near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England provides a 50 feet (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Built in 1875, the boat lift was in use for over 100 years until it was closed due to corrosion in 1983. Restoration started in 2001 and the boat lift was re-opened in 2002....
The Strépy-Thieu boat lift (French: L'ascenseur funiculaire de Strépy-Thieu) lies on a branch of the Canal du Centre in the municipality of Le Rœulx, Hainaut, Belgium. With a height difference of 73.15 metres (240.0 ft) between the upstream and downstream reaches, it is the tallest boat lift in the world, and will remain so until the Three Gorges dam boat lift in China is finished.
The Stadtschloss (German: Berliner Stadtschloss, rendered in English as Berlin City Palace), was a royal palace in the centre of Berlin, capital of Germany (1871-1945 capital of the German Reich, 1949-1990 in parts capital of East Germany, 1990 to date capital of reunifed Germany). It was the principal residence (winter residence) of the Kings of Prussia from 1701-1918 and of the German Emperor...
The Berliner Funkturm or Funkturm Berlin (Radio Tower Berlin) is a transmitting tower in Berlin, built between 1924 and 1926 by Heinrich Straumer. It is nicknamed "der lange Lulatsch" ("the lanky lad") and is one of the best-known points of interest in the city of Berlin. It stands in the Berlin fairground in the Charlottenburg Wilmersdorf district. On September 3, 1926 the radio tower was inau...
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