Berlin 1988: The junction of Treptower Strasse and Kiefholzstrasse. The railway viaduct remains here, identifying the location of the shot.

Berlin 1988: The US car dump next to the Berlin Wall at Treptower Strasse. The front car is a Plymouth Volaré Station Wagon c1979; could be earlier with a few modifications to the trim.

West Berlin 1988: The Wall provided a ‘Bohemian’ back-street which stretched right across the city.

Berlin Wall 1988: Treptower Strasse, US car derelict. 1977 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight.

The Berlin Wall 1988: Treptower Strasse. 1979 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4door sedan. There were many US cars in Berlin at this time, due to the American Military presence. Treptower Strasse next to the Berlin Wall seems to have become a scrap dealer’s dump.

West Berlin 1988: Martin-Gropius-Bau, before the portico was rebuilt. The Berlin Wall is just out of frame to the right.

East Berlin 1988: DDR border police patrol the Berlin Wall.

Berlin 1988: The Berlin Wall as it passes in front of the Martin-Gropius-Bau. A headless statue guards the entrance.

West Berlin Rathenauplatz 1988: This seeming companion-piece to the brutalist sculpture seen at the right is in fact a protest against it. It did not survive the wrath of the authorities for long.

West Berlin 1988: The unrepaired forward wings of Hamburger Bahnhof, with bullet and shrapnel holes showing, taken at the same time as the previous posting. West Berlin 1988: The unrepaired forward wings of Hamburger Bahnhof, with bullet and shrapnel holes showing, taken at the same time as the previous posting.

West Berlin 1988: The unrepaired forward wings of Hamburger Bahnhof, with bullet and shrapnel holes showing, taken at the same time as the previous posting.

West Berlin 1988: Hamburger Bahnhof, the new rebuild of the side wings. At first the new exhibition areas housed minimalist art. Not a lot to that…by definition I suppose.

Berlin 1988: The Brandenburg Gate, viewed from near the Reichstag building.

Berlin 1988: The view from the rear of the Reichstag building.