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German-American Day 2016 Celebrated in Friendship Garden

Oct 6, 2016 | Germany.info
German-American Day 2016 in the German-American Friendship Garden.

October 6, German-American Day, commemorates the day on which the "German Mayflower," carrying 13 German families from Krefeld (located near Düsseldorf, west of the Rhine), landed in Philadelphia in 1683—the first large-scale German immigration to America.

World's First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train Comes to Germany

Sep 29, 2016 | Germany.info
hydrorail

The world's first hydrogen-powered passenger train will operate in Germany starting next year. The zero-emissions train is an environmentally friendly alternative to diesel trains.

Photokina: World's Largest Imaging Trade Fair Takes Place in Cologne

Sep 27, 2016 | Germany.info
Photokina

The world's largest imaging trade fair - Photokina - took place in Cologne this month, bringing in over 191,000 photography enthusiasts from around the world. The fair showcased new technology in the field of photography.

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