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MYTHOS KREUZBERG

Mythos Kreuzberg is the title of the documentary film about the borough produced by RBB, the local TV and radio production company for Berlin and Brandenburg. It tells the story … Continue reading

Dec 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: welcome to the time machine

I found those two films on YouTube service, looking for anything about U1. Both films were filmed from the front of the train but only one was originally a digital … Continue reading

Dec 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM PRINZENSTRASSE TO HALLESCHES TOR

First a word of explanation: there is a good reason why the text for this post is not at its beginning but serves as its tail. I do not know … Continue reading

Dec 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM KOTTBUSSER TOR TO PRINZENSTRASSE

It is a relatively long distance from Kotti to Prinzenstrasse – 896 metres to be exact. Originally the overground train line used to run over a water road intersecting it … Continue reading

Dec 3, 2012

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF TO KOTTBUSSER TOR

I admit, Kottbusser Tor is my least favourite U1 station. It might even be my least favourite station in Berlin as such. It´s not the station´s fault – the place … Continue reading

Dec 1, 2012

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM SCHLESISCHES TOR TO GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF

The next section of Kreuzberg line of U1: from Schlesisches Tor to the 3rd station, Görlitzer Bahnhof. Until 1926 “U-Bahnhof Görlitzer Bahnhof” – named after one of the big Berlin … Continue reading

Nov 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

PAST PRESENT: OBERBAUMSTRASSE TO SCHLESISCHES TOR

Here are some historic images of the area covered in the previous post UP AND AWAY: U1. A little trip with the U1 as time machine. All three images are … Continue reading

Nov 29, 2012

UP AND AWAY: U1 line from Oberbaumbrücke to Schlesische Strasse

I have been taking photos of the U1 line in Kreuzberg for months. I believe half of my external hard discs to be full with images of trains, viaducts, passages … Continue reading

Nov 29, 2012 · 4 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: TWO WORLDS BLENDING

Spotted under the U1 viaduct on the crossing Gitschiner/Zossener/Lindenstrasse. The woman on the left was wearing a black burqa while the one on the right was from a different world … Continue reading

Nov 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: STANDING STILL

Spotted today in Skalitzer Strasse.

Nov 23, 2012

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