Pictures from my collection. Taken by my grandfather or my father.
Back in 1960 Hotels proudly advertised that they have running water in the rooms and central heating.
Evangelische Kirche im Bau 1953
St. Laurentius mit altem Schulhaus 1951
1985 ist das Schifferstadter Rathaus renoviert. Im 1. OG ist ein Museum, im Erdgeschoss ein Restaurant.
Von einer Postkarte aus dem Jahr 1915 - das Fachwerk ist verputzt. Oben links an den Fenstern sind Gesichter zu sehen.
Altes Rathaus Schifferstadt, fotografiert in 1958. Man sieht dass zu Dieser Zeit noch eine Polizeistation dort untergebracht war.
Taken in 1951 - explore this picture and find interesting things - like the sewing machine at the right, the bread box at the left…
In 1953 the bus drivers job was not just driving....
No idea what the reason for this parade was - looks like a farmers or dog owners parade. On the right my Grandparents house.
Another one from my fathers trip to the Bodensee in 1951. Station name is Geislingen/Steige, check the map link to see where it is…
"Im kalten Winder 1940 in der Iggelheimer Str. am Mönchhof"
State of the art bathroom in 1958
That happens if you just print money if you need it. Hyper-Inflation. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperinflation_in_the_Weim…
Bus riding in style - taken in 1953.
Enztallust, heute Enztalhotel. 1972 abgebrannt.
View of my hometown Schifferstadt (south part) in 1950. St Laurent church, and a railtrack.
Here you see a state of the art childrens seat for cars in the 1960s. Look at the shiny chrome and the cushion for additional safe…
Christmas shopping in 1960, location is Neustadt a.d.W. where my father worked. Photo was taken some time in December 1960.
Christmas tree with gifts from 1950. Most likely my grandparents as my father was not a smoker and there are cigarettes (yech).
This is how it looked like when there still was a border between Austria in Germany. Here it divides one village (Grossgmain). So…
My father started quite early also taking color pictures. This one is from a vacation to Austria in 1964.