Tierra del Fuego? - Land of Fire? - South America?
No! Land of Fire at Berlin, Europe! It is situated in the North of Berlin-Mitte.
In 1837 August Borsig founded his first iron foundry and engine building company on Chausseestraße in Berlin. He built the first German railway locomotive. In fact he based his engine building knowledge on industrial spying. But he became more successful than Stevenson.
The Borsig-Smith can be still finde on Chausseestraße in Berlin. I show you where.
Get more information on a guided tour with Dr. Torsten Flüh.
I will give you an insight into Jewish Life around former Oranienburg Gate, relicts of the industrialisation during the 19th century, the history of human medicine at the Charité Hospital and of veterinary medicine in a palladian temple for horses by the architect of Brandenburg Gate.