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Air Berlin

Hallway ground floor Berlin-based Air Berlin was a successful airline for many years. It was the second largest airline in Germany. Unfortunately, insolvency proceedings were then opened in August 2017. My personal regret reaches to this day, because with Air…

Lettuce cultivation

A typical picture of garlic country shows professional lettuce cultivation in 2020. Mr. Axmann was standing on the farm road near Alte Reuthstraße, with Kraftshof in the background and Braunsbacher Weg in front.

Lapwings

In the picture you can see the fortified church of St. George of Kraftshof. Photographer Gerd Axmann took the photo from the service road, after crossing under Erlanger Straße in February 2021. Very special, of course, are the lapwings returning…

Corn poppy

Mr. Gerd Axmann photographed the corn poppy in the cornfield in June 2019. It is probably rather rare in the meantime to experience such a large beautiful spread of corn poppies. The picture was taken from the view from Alte…

Poppenreuth

Room 1 information Years ago I met Friederike and Michael Staedtler through the Tennis Friends Grün Weiß Fürth. Since my tennis friends live in Poppenreuth, they have fallen in love with the place. Now that they have found a nice…

City map 1952

Information about the city map of Fürth in the corridor 1.OG The print shown is an excerpt from a teaching aid of the Poppenreuth elementary school. The former principal, Mr. Gerhard Fuchs, saved the city map of Fürth printed in…

Pumpkin

Room 8 information In earlier times in the garlic country was also grown a lot of pumpkin. In 2011, the well-known photographer Gerd Axmann discovered the intermediate pumpkin storage in an old tobacco hut, coming from Mannhof, across the railroad…

Hans Schiller 1986

Room 3 information The watercolor was painted by Hans Schiller in 1986. Hans Schiller was the city garden director of Fürth and painter of many famous works. Helmut Weißig photographed it from the book by Mrs. Barbara Ohm, “Poppenreuth –…

The Old Canal

Room 2 information In Knoblauchsland, the Ludwig-Danube-Main Canal (Ludwig Canal) is simply called “The Old Canal”. Where nowadays the Poppenreuther bridge crosses the Frankenschnellweg (A73), there used to be the Poppenreuther trading port. Fürth was therefore a port city. In…

St.George Church

Information about room 6 + corridor OG The Evangelical Lutheran Parish of St. George – Kraftshof is located in the middle of Knoblauchsland. Approximately 2,350 Protestant Christians live here in the villages of Almoshof, Buch, Kraftshof, Lohe and Neunhof.The beautiful…