Maximilianpark in Hamm

Glass elephant at Maximilianpark in Hamm, Germany

The Maximilianpark is a leisure park on the grounds of a former colliery in Hamm. The landmark of the park is this glass elephant created by architect Horst Rellecke. On top of it one have a fine view over the park and the surrounding Westphalian countryside.

Artful rail buffer stop in Hamm

Railway bumper in Hamm, Germany

Interesting version of a buffer stop seen in Hamm, Germany. I guess it is a kind of artwork as I saw this construction in a former industrial areal which is used as park now.