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Main : ZIS, ZIL, and other Packard Cousins :  GAZ-13 "Tchaika" in front of GAZ-12 ZIM, Eastern Berlin, 1962

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GAZ-13 "Tchaika" in front of GAZ-12 ZIM, Eastern Berlin, 1962
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GAZ-13 "Tchaika" in front of GAZ-12 ZIM, Eastern Berlin, 1962. 3rd car appears to be a Tatra, the convertible parked at right is a Wartburg 1000.

Original capture translates like that (not exact translation):

Short title: (Eastern) Berlin, Schnellstraße Adlergestell-Schönefeld Opened to the Public

28th April, 1962, new Schnellstraße (highway) Adlergestell-Schönefeld officially opened. Capital of GDR has since 28th April, 1962, a new Schnellstraße of 4.13 km (2.57 mls) with highway character. It connects Grünau Adlergestell with the traffic hub Schönefeld in the South near central airport Berlin-Schönefeld, and meets Fernverkehrsstraße 119 (freeway 119). New concrete road is 15m (16.4 yd) wide and has a white center line that separates lanes. Mayor Friedrich Ebert opened the highway to the public at 10:50 in attendance of the GDR Minister of Transport,  Erwin Kramer, the GDR Minister of Construction, Ernst Scholz, and other guests.

Picture shows first cars on the new highway.

Source: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-92760-0002 / CC-BY-SA via WIKIPEDIA

This image was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as part of a cooperation project. The German Federal Archive guarantees an authentic representation only using the originals (negative and/or positive), resp. the digitalization of the originals as provided by the Digital Image Archive.

Original Text:

Kurztitel: Berlin, Schnellstraße Adlergestell-Schönefeld eingeweiht

Zentralbild-Quis-Wl-At. 28. 4. 1962 Neue Schnellstraße Adlergestell-Schönefeld eingeweiht. Die Hauptstadt der DDR verfügt seit 28. 4. 1962 über eine neue 4. 13 Kilometer lange Schnellstraße mit Autobahncharakter. Sie verbindet das Grünauer Adlergestell mit dem südlichen Verkehrsknotenpunkt Schönefeld, wo sich auch der Zentralflughafen befindet, und mündet in die Fernverkehrsstraße 119 ein. Die neue Betonschallbahn ist 15 Meter breit und mit einem weissen Mittelstreifen versehen, der beide Fahrbahnseiten trennt. Oberbürgermeister Friedrich Ebert-Mitglied des Politbüros des ZK der SED-gab um 10. 50 Uhr in Anwesenheit des Ministern für Verkehrswesen, Erwin Kramer, des Ministers für Bauwesen, Ernst Scholz, und anderen Persönlichkeiten die neue Schnellstraße für den Verkehr frei. UBz: Die ersten Autos befahren die neue Schnellstraße.

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Posted: 2011/6/30 5:04  Updated: 2011/6/30 5:04


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Michael, the convertible parked at right is a Wartburg 311 Kübel ("bucket").

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