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Ride Through a German Village on ‘The Flying Train’ in Incredibly Clear Footage from 1902 https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/08/the-flying-train-moma/

thisiscolossal.com

published 8/17/2020

author

Grace Ebert

summary

 Shot in 1902, "The Flying Train" takes viewers on an uncommonly crisp journey aboard a suspended railcar. Throughout the two-minute video, riders see Wuppertal residents walking across pedestrian bridges and down dirt roadways more than a century ago. The city is known still today for its schwe