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How Estontetsan technology looks like, in daily life.

 TECH: ... or simply think of the set design of Agatha Christie's Poirot

Impressive Overview[]

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Footage from 290ies Duceta, erraneously labelled "Paris"


Road Traffic[]

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Traffic in Duceta

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Hotel in Xiripiti, near the Fenizic border

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Public transport[]

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Public transport - Underground[]

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 TECH: Berlin, 1908 

Police[]

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The Police logo Esto police cars.gif may still change.

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Border Guards inmidst tourist bustle


Trains[]

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Offer to Occidental Express: with a high speed leader/assistance loco across Esto's non-electrified network.

Eastern Coast Line express trains[]

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Eastern Coast Line express train c. 200 AP

Eastern Coast Line express train "INTERCITY"[]

 TECH: Rheingold 

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Aboard the luxury express train "INTERCITY"

Eastern Coast Line stream-lined express train "FUTUREST"[]

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Coast To Coast Line express[]

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In double traction on the Coast To Coast Line, FER's trans-continental railway across the Central Ridge mountains  TECH: Translation of caption on Commons: Around 1910 (electrification of the Gotthard line: 1920) a Gotthard express train with a C (cargo) 4/5 leader and an A (express) 3/5 locomotive has climbed the north ramp and reached Göschenen station.  While the leader locomotive is uncoupled, the passengers may take a meal in the station buffet or just on the platform.

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Most modern development: combustion engine hauling a Coast To Coast Line express train

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Coast To Coast Line express train interior  TECH: Orient Express 

Mountain Line express trains[]

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Impressive engineering structures along the Mountain Line

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Mountain Line express climbing a slope

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 TECH: Orient Express 

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Mountain Line express speeding up on level terrain

Regional Trains[]

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Air Traffic[]

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Airships[]

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 TECH: Wikipedia:LZ 129 Hindenburg 

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 TECH: Zeppelin (War Reparation) LZ 126/ZR 3/USS Los Angeles; the world famous LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin was of nearly the same type. 

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Aboard an airship  TECH: Hindenburg 

Aircraft[]

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 TECH: Flugzeuge auf dem Flughafen Magdeburg an der Berliner Chaussee in den 1920er Jahren 

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Ju-13[]

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Easy boarding

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Luxurious interior

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Sketch to scale of Ju-38

Ju-38[]

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Long-distance flights offer sleeping accomodation

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Sketch to scale of Ju-13

Ju-52[]

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 TECH: Lufthansa's only and one of three remaining Ju 52, famous as WWII air transport workhorse; I had the honour to fly aboard this aircraft from Essen/Mülheim (the airport depicted here) to Cologne! 


Shipping[]

Steamers[]

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Sailships[]

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 TECH: From this famous Hamburg sailship port, my father started his training journey aboard SS Padua, today Kruzenshtern, in une 1927. 

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International sail ship meeting 263 AP

Life Boats[]

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Esto's first motor life boat!

Coast Guard Cutter[]

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Coast Guards training sail ship

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Inland Navigation - Excursion Steamers[]

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 TECH: In Bad Schandau, my father, who stayed in a military hospital (2nd building the left of the church) for recovery from his first wound in WWII, met my mother, who stayed there for holidays! On 15 July 1943, he spotted her for the first time, however, in another church, not depicted here. 

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Inland Navigation - Tugboats[]

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Steam tugs and barges like these connect Zweibrücken (Duceta) with the harbour of Imbedungado.

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Energy[]

Hydropower[]

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Mining and Coal Power[]

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The high building left of centre is the Payments Hall.
 TECH: Lohnhalle, Zeche Zollern, Dortmund, part of Industrial Heritage Trail 
 TECH: In 2015 we married there! 

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Telephone and Telegraph[]

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