Monday, April 26, 2010

Lehnitzschleuse / Lehnitz lock ...

... SS-rifle range under construction, 1938
source photo : Margharete Collins

... SS Rifle range and Bread Factory ...
... In 1939-1940 the Sachsenhausen Concentration
Camp prisoners built a bread factory near the Lehnitz
lock which supplied the concentration camp and
the SS headquarters. Up to eighty prisoners
worked in the 'Bakery Commando'

source: info board

... 1941 - 1945 : 'Bakery Commando'
1946 - 1991 : Volkseigene Betrieb (VEB)
KONSUM Oranienburg - GDR era
In September 1994, a fire destroyed
parts of the bakery ...
source: Wilhelm Nagel
... In 1948 the ruins of the destroyed 'brick work' of the
Sachsenhausen concentration camp were removed ...

... In 1991 the VEB Bread Factory Oranienburg
was abandoned
and became a 'lost place' ...

... outside the abandoned Bread Factory, April 2010 ...

... bakery machinery ...

... sprechen verboten /talking strictly prohibited ...

... Leihgut KBB Oranienburg / returnable packaging ...

... Konsum Backwarenbetrieb Oranienburg /
Betriebsteil Backerei Oranienburg ...

Volkseigene Betrieb ... (EN)
people-owned enterprise, abbreviation: VEB
by en.wikipedia.org
... was the legal form of industrial enterprise in East Germany.
They were publicly owned and were routinely combined with
other organizational units called Kombinate.

Urban exploration ... (EN)
often shortened as urbex or UE
by en.wikipedia.org
... is the examination of the normally unseen or
off-limits parts of urban areas or industrial facilities ...
...
Ventures into abandoned structures are perhaps
the most common example of urban exploration ...

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