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Bad Nauheim | Germany
The Friends of the Wetterau Heritage Railway is about 20 km long and crosses the fertile Wetterau, a landscape north of Frankfurt/Main. The railway enthusiasts who maintain the facilities are doing it on a voluntary basis and on their own initiative, running their ‚business‘ as professionally as a ...

Wetterau Heritage Railway
Eisenbahnfreunde Wetterau e. V.
Am Goldstein 12 (Lokschuppen)
61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany

Darmstadt | Germany
The court furniture manufacturer Ludwig Alter (1847-1908) had the four-storey building constructed by the Darmstadt architect Karl Klee (1871-1927) as a furniture factory in 1905/1906. Klee chose a reinforced concrete construction, at that time considered innovative, and a classical outline for the ...

Hessian State Museum
Abteilung Schriftguss, Satz und Druckverfahren
Kirschenallee 88
64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
In 1881, the German architect Hermann Eggert won the design contest for the station hall, his runner-up in the contest, Johann Wilhelm Schwedler was made chief engineer for the steel-related works. The station was built by the contractor Philipp Holzmann with construction starting in 1883. The ...

Central Station
Am Hauptbahnhof 1
60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
In 1928, IG Farben was the world's fourth-largest company and its largest chemical company. Consequently, the space requirements for the building were for one of the largest office buildings ever constructed. It was designed in the New Objectivity style. The 250-metre long and 35-metre tall building ...

Poelzig Building, former IG-Farbenhaus
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Großauheim Museum has been housed in the former power station and in the historical bathhouse since 1983. It has been fundamentally overhauled and its contents given a new direction in the past few years. The exhibition area is divided into two sections. In August 2010, the art exhibition opened ...

Großauheim Museum of Art and Industrial History
Pfortenwingert 4
63457 Hanau, Germany

Rüsselsheim | Germany
Adam Opel (1837-95) laid the foundation for Rüsselsheim’s industrialisation. He started in 1862 by producing sewing machines and then expanded operations to bicycle production, which ultimately led to vehicle manufacturing in 1898. His company flourished to such an extent that the American car ...

Municipal and Industrial Museum
Hauptmann Scheuermann Weg 4
65428 Rüsselsheim, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
Hoechst is a well-preserved historic town on the north bank of the Main which has been part of Frankfurt, 10 km to the east, since 1928. Its porcelain factory is the second oldest in Germany. It was founded in 1746 but operated only for 50 years. It was revived in 1971 at the Dalberger House, where ...

Kronberger House Porcelain Museum
Historisches Museum in Frankfurt am Main
Bolongarostr. 152
65929 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
The core of the museum of communications in Frankfurt is the part of the collection of the museum established in Berlin by Heinrich von Stephan (1831-97) that was removed to Hesse after the Second World War by the United States army. The collection was put on display, as the Federal Postal Museum, ...

Museum of Communications
Schaumainkai 53 (Museumsufer)
60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt am Main | Germany
The city of Frankfurt has a long tradition of pharmacy, and amongst those trained there was Henri Nestle, the pioneer of the food industry. That tradition was the basis for the growth of the chemical industry in the late nineteenth century, and by 1914 Frankfurt had the highest concentration of ...

Peter Behrens Building
Industrie Park Hoechst Brüningstraße 45
65929 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Offenbach | Germany
The leather industry flourished in the town of Offenbach on the River Main 10 km east of Frankfurt over many years. From the eighteenth century small firms called ‘Babbscher’ produced high quality purses, bags, trunks, boxes and portfolios that were displayed in chain stores as ‘Offenbacher ...

German Leather Museum
Frankfurter Strasse 86
63067 Offenbach, Germany

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