Zugspitze: 90 years of gear train: With the pneumatic hammer through the mountain | Garmisch-Partenkirchen

On 8. July, 1930, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the cogwheel train to the Schneeferner in operation. A major project for 22 million REICHSMARK, up to 2500 men to

Zugspitze: 90 years of gear train: With the pneumatic hammer through the mountain | Garmisch-Partenkirchen

On 8. July, 1930, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the cogwheel train to the Schneeferner in operation. A major project for 22 million REICHSMARK, up to 2500 men to do two years of hard work. 90 years later, the Bavarian Zugspitze railway is a tribute to the event with an exhibition.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Lok number 11, built in 1929. She gasps as the first up. The track, which is driven in front of her, still no one. The up to 2500 men, often in cold, storm and snow have built up. For the ten men lost their lives. The track and the rail that will go down as a milestone and engineering feat in the history.

' 8. July, 1930, is celebrated on the cog railway to the Zugspitze. With the opening of travel from the valley to the Station of snow also. Invited guests arrive with a special train for the train from Munich. Hundreds of determined, the images show.

photos: 90 years of the cog railway to the Zugspitze

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 06:36

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