Two Years of Work on German Highways
This very heavily illustrated book records the evolution of the world’s first freeway system,
from concept to reality in the second year of its construction.
The text and maps explain the construction standards very well, especially bridges for the Autobahn.
The following routes are explained and depicted:
Frankfurt-Mannhheim; Stuttgart-Ulm; München-Landesgrenze; Halle-Schleiz-Bayreuth;
Dresden-Chemnitz; Bremen-Hamburg-Lübeck; Hannover-Berlin; Berlin-Stettin
The last chapter is about the workers housing area,
technical details and the picture of the finished Reichsautobahn.
This is the rarest volume of a series of 4 books about the German Autobahn,
with only one edition ever published, running from 1,000 - 8,000 thousand!
Missing in most collections.
~108 b/w photos
many technical drawings
In good condition.
With modest wear, wrappers a bit soiled.
With nice presentation stamp on fly leaf from german construction company "G. Ch. Bödicker - Tief-u. Hochbaugesellschaft, Frankfurt"
+ name stamp of US soldier Alden E. Spees, Major, C. E. which brought this book to USA after the war.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 10" x 9-1/4" ~0.7 lbs.
by Gesellschaft "Reichsautobahnen"
Published by Volk und Reich Verlag, Berlin
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