Germany in 1912: Images 266 to 270

Monday, July 28, 2014

Waiting hall. - The slow and majestic entry of a powerful steamer, assisted by its tugs, is an imposing spectacle that attracts a crowd of onlookers.

The baggage of steerage passengers. - These passengers are often immigrants. 

The "Norddeutscher Lloyd" is a huge and powerful company, one of the main providers of the prosperity of Germany and its influence around the world. It has 34 shipping lines, affecting North America, South America, Asia, Australia, the islands of Oceania. Its ships carry an average of 600,000 passengers annually.

Boarding of cabin passengers. - The train "Lloyd Special" has just stopped. The cabin passengers descend and climb the bridge. The boarding orchestra is then heard to greet them.

Lifeboat operations. - An exercise to ensure and protect the safety of passengers.


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