Miniatur Wunderland Weekly Report

08.08.05 at 12:31 hrs


Weekly Report No 249, CW 31

From Monday, 01.08.2005 to Sunday, 07.08.2005
What a week !
The Queen Mary II was responsible for this year's daily visitor record: The census of the Hamburg police resulted in 600,000 plus people "squeezing" themselves through the streets of the Speicherstadt and the Harbor City.
Although we anticipated a lot of people and thus opened already at 6:00 AM it was in vain: the waiting line started at 7:00 AM! Our last guest left at 11:30 PM...
Hamburg is off to see the Queen Mary2

Chaos in the Speicherstadt ...


Hamburg is off to see the Queen Mary2

during August 1, 2005.


The Speicherstadt in QE 2 - fever

The visit of the Queen Mary II


The Speicherstadt in QE 2 - fever

resulted in a lot of traffic jams...


Train crash in Las Vegas

+++ Severe Train Crash near Las Vegas - kpa +++

In the morning hours, two trains crashed on the belt line near Las Vegas.


Train crash in Las Vegas

The tracks had to be closed for several minutes. A couple of cars and a loco were heavily damaged but luckily no persons injured this time...+++ sh +++


Who's scating here?

Sightings of curious ice skaters in Scandinavia/Sweden!!!!


Illuminated Kiruna mine

It is not always pitch dark deep under Kiruna / Sweden...


What's this?

Question: Where could that be ? :-)))


The real-water river through Bergvik/Norway

The real-water river through Bergvik/Norway -


The real-water river through Bergvik/Norway

best viewed during a backstage tour.


A cemetery in Scandinavia

Finally,


The catenary in Scandinavia

a few


Scandinavian town

uncommented pictures


The ships' staging area

from Scandinavia



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