Monteith Barracks Fuerth
Pictures before 1993 from Monteith Barracks
Pictures between 1993 and 2010
|Photos from the 5th of July 2017. |
The "Golf Park" - the former Monteith Barracks - is the last former US facility in Fuerth that is under conversion and still offers space for new companies.
The former main entrance
The former main Entrance
Bowling alley (right), entrance road (left).
Some of the few keepsakes.
Railroad loading platform (left).
The railroad track was behind this nice building.
The railroad track was on the right side.
The big hangar on the right side, the big Fraunhofer Institute X-ray chamber on the left.
Big areas for relaxing truckers.
A miscellany of renovation, modernisation and Bratwurst.
The first car dealer at Monteith.
A lot of empty space for more industry. View towards the Main-Danube-Canal.
New manufacturer and old concrete panels.
The former Patriot maintenace shop.
New industry for high precision motion control technology. Offices.
A manufacturer for "High-precision metal-plastic composite parts for automotive electronics".
A planning office for building technology.
A company for electrical discharge machining.
Bld 300 stood behind this tree.
Soccer field along fairway 10.
The building at the entrance gate.
The heating plant is in operation.
|A new office building is under construction. (9 November 2016)||It will consist of 22,000 square feet on 4 floors at the Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße.||The "Golfpark" (former Monteith Barracks) is continuously filled with new companies.|
Photos from 27 January 2016.
Numbers are referring to the position on the map on the left.
Along fairway No. 8.
Some old trees could be preserved. The moles like it.
Path from (2) to (3)
(2) A manufacturer for die casting tools opened at Gustav-Weißkopf-Straße.
(2) The same tree as in the photo before in 2010.
(2) A company for spark erosion and grit blasting. The former soccer field in the background.
Nothing has changed near the former railway station.
A playground on the former telephone communication center.
The huge X-ray hall of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits is used for radiographing big objects.
The wall has a pattern of stars which are illuminated at night.
The Flugplatzstraße with the former bowling alley (right) and the fire station (left).
The former fire station is renovated.
Opposite view as above.
The entrance of the Fraunhofer Institute.
A big fence seperates the back of the Fraunhofer Institute against hole No. 9 of the short course.
In the front you see... nothing: the former tank washing bay.
BRK-(Red Cross) Disaster Prevention Center.
Lunch time at the BRK.
One of the last remainders of the US Army, a ramp for tank repair.
New roads for more business. Solar panels along fairway No. 16 in the back.
|Photos from 3 April 2015.|
The improvement of the infrastructure at Monteith.
The exit to Hafenstraße is paved new.
|Photos from 2012|
The Monteith Bks area is now called "Golfpark" which is attractive for investors.
The wooden hut shows the former position of the flag pole.
The former bowling alley in the middle.
|The road names at the "Golf Park"|
Hermann Köhl: German aviation pioneer who was the first pilot crossing the Atlantic ocean from East to West (in 1928).
|Hans Mangold: He was the woner of a famos toy factory in Fürth (GAMA).|
Charles Lindbergh: The first to cross the Atlantic Ocean from West to East.
|Melli Beese: She was the German (female) pilot with licence No. 1.|
Käthe Brand: She was the landlord of the airport guesthouse in the thirties and hostet celebrities from Churchill to Hitler and from Citroen to Vanderbilt..
|Gustav Weisskopf = Gustave Whitehead:
Born in nearby Leutershausen, he was a German-American pioneer of
motorized aviation. It is said that he made his first flight two years
earlier than the Wright brothers.|
The construction of the Fraunhofer Institute on the right side.
The Fraunhofer Institute does scientific research for high resolution X-rays.
The former Bld 285. The chapel was at the right corner.
Around the former railroad station.
The loading platform.
The loading platform on the left side. The street is named after "Hans Mangold", a toy manufacturer from Fürth.
|Bld. 309 from Sept. 2012
Photos by Johannes Müller
Thank you, Johannes