Electrification of the railway in Hollentale. (1936)

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Operators: Valjter Brandes

Reel №1


Townscape Freybrga ​​in the area called "Black Forest".

The world-famous Munster.

Map of railways from Freiburg to Konigsberg.

Types of Freiburg, traffic, Myunhenky Cathedral.

In 1936, an experimental electrification of the railway was held in Hollentale.

The circuit construction of the road that passes in mountainous terrain at different heights: Freiburg-268 meters-455 meters Himmelreyh, Gintertsarten-885 meters, 805 meters Neustadt, Bärental-967 meters, 932 meter-Seebrugg..

The movement by rail, views from the train window.

Train coming to the station.

Girls in national costumes sit down at a cafe table, then run to the departing train.

The train goes over the bridge-aqueduct of Ravenna.

In 1933, the method has been used in Freiburg, which proved to be uneconomical.

In 1934, work began on the electrification.

Go earthworks, workers blow up the rock, the rock are taken in wheelbarrows.

Posting tunnels in the rocks.

Installation of electrical towers

Key words

Germany, city, railway, cathedral, mountains, construction, women, bridge, workers, explosion

Reel №2


Construction and commissioning of the transformer station.

They come blasting in the mountains.

Concreting of foundation rigs.


In Freiburg has double support.

Power plants that feed the railway.

Remote control station, the operator at the control panel.

In June 1936, dooga was electrified.

Start of the first electric locomotive.

Types areas of the car window: the tunnels, bridge Ravenna.

Neustadt, Titisee, Black Forest

Key words

Germany, construction, mountains, explosion, railway, power, city, bridge