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About our blog ON THE ROAD TO:

About our blog ON THE ROAD TO:

We love to visit industrial heritage museums, long-established manufactories, interesting workshops and meet the workers and especially the ‚old masters’ telling about their work-life and experiences. With this blog we are happy to share our little roadtrips with you! You can also subsribe to our newsletter to receive further stories!...

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A former Glove Maker

A former Glove Maker

It was a pleasure for us to meet a former glove maker and learn something about the handicraft that is dying out in Germany.Glove makers mainly make leather gloves. They make drafts, prepare leather and process it into gloves. The material is extremely high quality: the finest, flawless leather is...

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Abandoned Singer Sewing Factory Wittenberge

Abandoned Singer Sewing Factory Wittenberge

The Singer Company was founded in 1851 by entrepreneur and inventor Isaac Merritt Singer and New York lawyer Edward Clark. The company quickly became the largest sewing machine manufacturer in the world. Due to high demand, the Singer Company set up a location in Germany - in Wittenberge - in...

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Amazing attic find in Berlin

Amazing attic find in Berlin

Wonderful attic find in Berlin in the villa of the former factory owner of Lintz and Eckhardt Berlin. Lintz and Eckhardt founded in 1877 was the biggest factory for chainstitch embroidery machines in Germany before the war. The company sold thousands of machines worldwide because embroidery was very popular in...

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Workshop of a Relief Engraver

Workshop of a Relief Engraver

The Relief Engraver Workshop – established in 1951 – was specialized in the manufacturing of tools for producing baroque frames. It was fascinating to see how the elaborate process starts with a delicate drawing and fine artistic modeling in plasticine clay and ends in extremly hard physical work of steel...

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