825 total sounds
  • Overhead monorail (Wuppertal Suspension Railway)

    The overhead monorail, type GTW 72 (also known as the Wuppertal Suspension Railway), was built by Maschinenfabrik Augsburg- Nürnberg (MAN) in the 1970s...
  • Steam locomotive

    The steam locomotive “Anna No. 6” was built in 1940 in the Friedrich Krupp factories in Essen. Up until World War II it transported freight for the...
  • Forging of hammer heads

    The recorded working noises here are the sounds made by the production of forging-hammer heads in the tool company Krenzer Hammer. It is the last open-die...
  • “Reider”

    In traditional Solingen knife-making the blade is assembled with the handle by a person called “Reider”. He or she does this by hammering the knife...
  • Eccentric press

    In the tool factory Krenzer in Ennepetal (Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia) the eccentric press from the 1950s is used to shape metals (punching and cutting...
  • Hoist

    The hoist, which was built cooperatively by the Gutenhoffnungshütte (GHH) and the company AEG (construction by GHH, Elektrik: AEG) in the 1980s, is in...
  • Conveyor belt

    The conveyor belt, which is driven by an electric motor, is located at the exit of the inclined conveyance heading of the Prosper-Haniel colliery. It...
  • Bucket chain

    In the coal mixer of the colliery Prosper-Haniel (Ruhrkohle AG) the mined coal is mixed in order to provide a consistent quality of coal for further uses....
  • Coal mixer

    In the coal mixer of the colliery Prosper-Haniel (Ruhrkohle AG) the mined coal is mixed in order to provide a consistent quality of coal for further uses....
  • Spring Hammer

    The spring hammer (manufacturer unknown) from the 1920s was originally used in a forge in Southern Westphalia for the purpose of metalworking. It belongs...
  • Tumble-wash (Germ.: “Polterwäsche”)

    The “Tumble-wash” (manufacturer unknown) from the 1920s was originally used in the wire-making industry in the city of Altena (Southern Westphalia)...
  • Cash register

    The cash register made by Anker-Werke Bielefeld from the 1920s originally documented earnings and also stored cash. It is unknown where this cash register...