A biotope is born

Fifty years ago the railway shed in Weiden still housed numerous steam engines. Two turntables were used to take the engines from and into one of the 18 ports of the shed. A separate building housed repair facilities. After the age of steam engines ended everything was left to decay. Without maintenance the roof collapsed. Metal parts and even the rails were stolen. Birch trees are the first and fastest to grow between the remainders. The first animals settle and a hare flees from the intruder in a zigzag between the trees

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