Mount Brocken - Brockenherberge 2
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Johny Cache
N 51° 47.999 E 010° 36.941
32U E 611407 N 5740026
Quick Description: Penny smasher on top of Mount Brocken in the Harz Mountains in Northern Germany.
Location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Date Posted: 9/8/2010 8:35:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM9NB5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member skree
Views: 33

Long Description:
3-die machine on top of the 1142 meter high Mount Brocken in the Harz Mountains in Northern Germany.
The machine takes a 5 eurocent coin to be smashed, and a 1 euro coin in order to let the machine work. There are three designs available. One shows the German writer Heinrich Heine with the text "HEINRICH HEINE AM BROCKEN", the other shows the broadcast tower on top of Mt. Brocken with the text "BROCKEN HARZ 1142m" (similar to the one of my "Mount Brocken - Zum Brockenwirt" WM9HB1 waymark), and the third one shows a witch on broom with the text "BROCKEN/HARZ 1142m".
The machine is located inside close to the entrance of the "Brockenherberg". The posted coordinates mark the entrance of the building (same coordinates as for my Brockenherberge 1 waymark). I have no information as to the opening hours of the building.
Mount Brocken is the highest mountain in Northern Germany. The climate is harsh, and on average the mountain is covered in mist about 300 days of the year. Steam trains of the train company "Harzer Schmalspurbahnen" take you to the top of the mountain both summer and winter over the so called "Brockenbahn" railway. Close to the border of Western Germany, during the cold war the Soviet Army and East German Intelligence were stationed on Mt. Brocken.
Denomination: Other

Number of Designs: Three

Visit Instructions:
Please note the condition of the machine (working, out of order, missing) in your log entry.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Penny Smashers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point