Alberner Hafen, Wien


I recently had the perfect day in an exciting place in Vienna. The “Alberner Hafen”, situated in the outskirts of Vienna, was the ideal location for my first experiences with the Diana F+. Interested in what sites I saw with my little plastic friend? Read on!

A bright blue sky above Vienna and a new camera in my bag – what does one’s heart desire more?
From friends I heard that “Alberner Hafen” offers several interesting places to shoot some photos. So I got in my car and drove to the other side of the city towards my first adventures in the world of Lomography.

The “Alberner Hafen” was built in 1939 and is the third most important trade port only after the port of “Lobau” and the port of “Freudenau”. Due to its five corn silos it is also know as the Viennese corn-port.

I was there on a Saturday afternoon, a day on which only very few Viennese people and certainly no workers can be found around the area. In a short time I already found two beautiful, rusty cars only to be the victims of my very first shots with the Diana F+. The old silos and containers as well as the Danube-arm suited perfectly well as backgrounds on this day.

One and a half hours of curious searching for places and secrets that the port has to offer got me not only some interesting views on an other, unknown part of Vienna, but also several photographs of which I (and hopefully others too) was positively surprised.

The “Friedhof der Namenslosen” (Cemetery of the nameless) and the correspondent restaurant on the area of “Alberner Hafen” is also worth seeing.

Those two i kept for my the next sunny trip…

written by basketboy676 on 2010-08-05 #places #water #vienna #austria #rails #industry #location #container #silo #hafen #personal-story #repository
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  1. mandi
    mandi ·

    i love albern!

  2. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    lost industrial - I like those places

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