01 Hannover: End of the steam locomotive era boy runs. Many people on the platform. Steam locomotive in station. Steam locomotive (close). Clouds of smoke. Journalists interviewing the train drivers. Sound recordings about pounding the piston and cylinder. Amateur photographer. Shield: "Steam loco farewell tour, Hanover-Duisburg and back". Exit Hanover station. Studies of travellers during the last trip. Photos of steam locomotives. Calves on the pasture. Shadow play on steam locomotive on the track. Fans with cameras on Bielefeld train station. Train drivers at work. Steam locomotive driving.
02. Bremerhaven: Ship-handling Simulator tanker "Victoria" (close) from the front. Bremen (long shot). Bremen University of nautical. Ship officer young, even a wife. Digital process computer. Instructor enters the data, electronic projection system puts together the data on a screen to the real image of ship and the surrounding area. "Ship-handling Simulator" in use. All maneuvers are displayed from instruments and monitored by the instructor. Tanker "Victoria" from behind.
03. Amsterdam: Ballet School Lee Jackson makes exercises in front of the mirror wall with children. Exercises with adults. Daughter Kitty is with the pop group "Rockaway Boulevard", sings.
04. "30 years ago": fashion show at the Zoo (WIF 105-3) Frankfurt am Main: mannequin in a summer dress on the catwalk with number in hand. Evening dress. Spectators sit in the open air. Hands play on piano. Beach dress. Swan with black neck, big. Hat and coat. Lilac Umbel. Hat with veil. Mannequins in evening gowns on the catwalk.
Camera at the end of the steam locomotive era: Jürgens ship-handling Simulator camera: Rieck Ballet School origin: Polygoon title: before 30 years Nodenschau at the beginning and end of total length
This technique: The steam is out almost all were excited and breathless: an era came to an end. The last time one of those boiler was fueled once epoch making. In any case, for us. Looking back on the smoke and steam-spewing boiler locomotive United railway enthusiasts from all over the world. Even from Japan, steam locomotive enthusiasts had traveled to Hanover, to capture the historic moment with camera and tape. The last breaths were documented, shape and appearance of portrayed. A farewell in melancholy: the Deutsche Bundesbahn officially sent its last steam locomotive on the turbos.
For the last trip from Hannover to Duisburg and back had the colorful diced community of steam locomotive friends secured all 2,000 tickets. Each took his farewell: actively, passively the others, throughout the reminder of those times given, as the rhythmic pounding of the plunger and the barrel seemed to promise adventure dreams of freedom, distance,. While some retrograde pioneered liked feeling. The engine was the photo album long out of time, his place. Less and less it rolled over the rail and the environment responded again as at the beginning of the steam locomotive era.
Happy, who had got a place. For this, the railway fans at the track had the better overview. They prepared a large train station, where she delivered on their farewell tour of the steam locomotive!
A large old lady's visit: publicity, such as in the presence of a diva. Cameras buzzed, cameras clicked. The steam locomotive fans came with optical equipment, the value of which probably exceeded the the whole train.
Let even some of locomotive foreign motifs distract: the bulk of the eisenbahnfreunde was undeterred until the moment of farewell on the main subject.
True lovers of the steam engine have never believed that the boiler rolling on Rails is just a machine. The puffing and pounding, the game of rods, levers and wheels felt as a sensuous manifestation of the living. Train drivers was a dream job, the railway a symbol of economic progress. Cities evolved around the railway stations, entire industries were established along the same pair of tracks.
More than a century the steam locomotive was the driving force of the industrial age. Now she has finally banned the environmentally-friendly electric locomotive on the siding. The steam is out - but not from the steam locomotive able: they will remain loyal to the boiler locomotive and on closed lines back and forth taking a trip into the past.
In training: Jet officer of the world's oceans has become tight. The ships were getting bigger and faster, the traffic density on the international waterways overwhelmed some skippers. The results are spectacular accidents. Better training does not. The Bremen University of nautical took over a training system for Jet pilots therefore without further ADO, to make fit the ship officer young in this way for the increased requirements.
A digital process computer is the heart of the 4 million mark-expensive system. Trainers feed the data, an electronic projection system put together on a screen to the real image of ship and environment: navigation in the Hall. With the "ship-handling Simulator", the prospective Lake officers can simulate all conceivable ship maneuvering on dry land.
All maneuvers are displayed from instruments and monitored by the instructor. Each ship has motion characteristics. You be stored previously in the system, so that the nautical students is always a specific ship type. He must now respond to the factors acting on the ship from the outside - on wind, flow and water depth were previously entered the computer as exercise program. The instructor can change this program during the exercise, by simulating the loss of instruments, for example, or a change of wind direction.
The "ship-handling Simulator" is used now also on a testing ground for new Lake sign. Because both must agree, the navigational skills and the signs of the sea, so that the number of marine accidents.
This Ballet: Early morning exercise cringes what wants to weigh himself later in the spotlight and turn. Amsterdam children of pre-school age are prepared by Lee Jackson of a dancer from the stables of Sammy Davis, on a screen career. This is the candy cane, ranging the dance-gifted children ballet teacher and parents: to occur in a short time in a TV show. Even with the older eleven Madame stays with in the business: it manages and taught and thereby loses their own offspring not of the eye: daughter Kitty is not only a feast for the eyes but also the talent of MOM seems to have inherited. She knows how to move, and most importantly: she can sing. With the pop group "rock-away Boulevard", she created the hit "Boogie man". As they him on the Dutch TV show "disco circus" recited, MOM has put even their Ballet-eleven the television camera, a rogue, if evil while you think.
This archive: News from yesterday memory of June 1947: fashion show at the Zoo (original sound 1947) fashion show at the Frankfurt Zoo. But it's not about a new CAP for the Hamadryas or baby clothes for the warthog but to all sorts of fashionable news for bipeds. Was this Revue of the portable password: make new out of old. So no parade of the unattainable, but a parade of the practical. Fabric remnants, curtains, sofa covers, and even colored sheets celebrating resurrection day dress or evening toilet. And if it's just a scarf was, then he meets always plenty for a bathing costume, model 1947. The mannequins appeared taste flowery, spotted, gathered, for every man and every woman. From old new make a timely exchange and a contemporary look for Cinderella, and those who do not want to.