Picture: collection of Wietze Hoekstra
Van oude lijntjes en treintjes

The famous local train in North-Friesland caused a lot of commotion at the time. This already began with the many discussions that had been going on and which lasted for many years. In 1901 the construction of the railway could finally be started and the arrival of the train did not go by unnoticed to the municipality. For example: the safety of its inhabitants was a subject of much concern to the mayor and aldermen and also railway stations had to be built.
In other words: a far-reaching change:

  Clang, clang ... bang!