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    1897: Wuppertal Suspension Electric Railway by Eugen Langen

    The Wuppertaler Schwebebahn (Wuppertal Suspension Railway) is a suspension railway in Wuppertal, Germany. Its original name is Einschienige Hängebahn System Eugen Langen (Monorail overhead conveyor system Eugen Langen). It is the oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars in the world...
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    1896: Wertheim Department Store in Germany

    Wertheim was a large department store chain in pre-World War II Germany. It was founded by Georg Wertheim and operated four stores in Berlin, one in Rostock, one in Stralsund (where it had been founded), and one in Breslau. 1920 The chain's most famous store, on Leipziger Platz in Berlin, was...
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    1900: Power Plant in Dresden

    If the PTB suggested that it was a church or a mosque, I would have been like... what a cool piece of architecture. Those church builders were real skilled, and where is that construction infrastructure they are hiding from us? But they claim it was a Dresden power plant, and the history of...
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