Posted: 21 November 2009
|Camera:||Canon EOS 1000D|
|Focal Length:||33 mm|
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Germany license.
The most well-known german railroad photographer is, without any doubt, Carl Bellingrodt, who started taking pictures of trains in 1920, and was one of the co-founders of the Bund deutscher Eisenbahnfreunde (BDEF), the largest german foamer association. His pictures are among the best and best known from the first half of the twentieth century and beyond.
He lived here, in Wuppertal-Barmen, in the white house at the right edge of the image (address is Siegesstraße 94 if you ever want to take a look). Recently, a plaque was installed to remind of him, so I thought I’d take a look. I do wonder why he chose this location…