Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy lived from 1845 to 1847 in this late Classicist building in Leipzig. Today, it houses a museum about his life and his work. The museum also has several rooms dedicated to the composer Fanny Hensel. She was the older sister of the composer. [German]
This elevator runs from Bad Schandau on Ostrau. The truss-tower construction built in 1904 overcomes a difference in height of 47.76 m. From the top of the tower you have a great view on Saxon Switzerland.
View of the suspension railway connecting the districs of Loschwitz and Oberloschwitz in Dresden. The pic was taken from a passing paddle steamer driving along the river Elbe. The pecularity of this suspension railway (Schwebebahn) is the fact that it is cable-drawn like a funicular railway.
This is one of four sandstone masks created by Peter Makolies in the years 1982/84 They are decorating the corners of the administration building of the Saxon State Opera generally known as the Semperoper.
The former cigarette factory building was built by architect Martin Hammitzsch in 1907. The name of the company refered to the Ottoman place Yenidze (the Greek Genisea of today) where the tobacco was bought from. Today the edifice serves as office building.
The frame pillar viaduct (Trestle) of Markersbach (Markersbacher Viadukt) was built in the years 1887-1889 as part of the railway line Annaberg-Buchholz-Schwarzenberg for bridging a side valley of the Great Mittweida. Today the railway line (Erzgebirgische Aussichtsbahn) is in operation for special trips only. [German]
A postbox seen in Frohnau, a part of the municipality of Annaberg-Buchholz. By the way, a very interesting site in Frohnau worth a visit is an old hammer mill named Frohnauer Hammer showing the hammer technology of 17th century.