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VEB Förderanlagen  7.October Magdeburg  DDR Crane detail 1994 Stralsund | by sludgegulper
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VEB Förderanlagen 7.October Magdeburg DDR Crane detail 1994 Stralsund

They don't have factories with names like the 7th October in Britain. (sadly) This date was that on which the DDR came into existence in 1949, ex-Soviet Occupation Zone of Germany. (no change there, then....) VEB Förderanlagen "7. Oktober" (heavy machinery, was the F part of the TAKRAF = Tagebauausrüstungen, Krane und Förderananlagen combine of the GDR, today MAN TAKRAF

Now known as FAM GmbH

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Taken on September 15, 2008