Photos by Dick Jones
In May I was contacted by Karin Steinberger, the feature editor
for Sueddeutsche Zeitung, the leading newspaper paper in Germany.She
asked to come over to learn about the bulb first hand, and to
interview the people taking care of it.
her word she spent a week here interviewing comittee members,
firemen, and our town historian. It was an enjoyable time for
all in sharing our stories and learning a bit about Germany from
The photos below are from her first visit
to fire station 6, the folks she met, and a lunch we shared with
her the next day. From the stories she gathered from everyone
I imagine she could write a book. Instead we can look forward
to an amazing full page news article in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Karin, we will all be expecting you to come back
for the 110 birthday party in 2011! Only this time, for fun!