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Germany, your Railway History!

Updated: Aug 6, 2018

Photos & Story by Victoria Mali

Nuremberg, 7 December 1835: The first German railroad equipped with the locomotive “Adler” leaves. Destination? The Bavarian city Fürth. First Payload? Two barrels of beer. The rest is History; Rail History, German History.

Caricatur, 1835. Wolfgang Behringer: Thurn und Taxis. Piper, Munich 1990, p. 336, found in: Wikipedia

Bill for the Adler of the Bavarian Ludwig Railway, issued by the locomotive factory Robert Stephenson and Company on 27 August 1835, found in: Wikipedia

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