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Engers, Germany 1918—1919


Engers was the home of the Second Engineers and the Second Sanitary Train during their stay on the Rhine River.
 
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Train Station at Engers, Germany Feb. 7, 1919 Station at Engers, Germany Feb. 7, 1919 photo by 2nd Engineers
Engers on the Rhine River Engers-on-the-Rhine Postcard
Football at Engers, Germany 2-7-1919
German Football Game at Engers
 
Crown Prince Wilhelm Bridge North approach to Crown Prince Wilhelm Bridge on the Rhine 1918 or 1919. This bridge was between Engers and Urmitz. Built by American and French prisoners of war between 1916 and 1918 to get German troops and material to the Western Front. It was destroyed during WW2 and rebuilt in 1954 as a railway bridge.
Unloading Barges at dusk at Engers, Germany Unloading Barges at dusk
Engers 25, Feb. '19.
Photo by 2nd. Engrs.
Crown Prince Wilhelm Bridge at Engers, Germany. Crown Prince Wilhelm Bridge at Engers, Germany.
Crown Prince Wilhelm Bridge at Engers, Germany. The Engers bridge, also known as the English bridge. It was built by English prisoners of war. Just completed before the armistice was signed. We crossed the Rhine on this brdge Dec. 17, 1918. (Hand writing on back of photograph.)
Bridge across the Rhine at Engers, Germany February 4, 1919. Bridge across the Rhine at Engers, Germany February 4, 1919.
 
2nd Engineer Sign Shop at Engers, Germany January 1919. 2nd Engineer Sign Shop at Engers, Germany
28, Jan. '19.
Review of 2nd Engineers by Brig. Gen. Neville at Engers, Germany Review of 2nd Engineers by Brig. Gen. McCloskey at Engers, Germany.

Note: It has been pointed out that this photograph is not identified correctly and that it is Brig. Gen. Wendell C. Neville and not McCloskey. Thanks to:
Contributed by:
SSG Steven C. Girard, (Ret.)
WWI Marine Corps Archivist/Historian.
Review of 2nd Engineers by Brig. Gen. McCloskey at Engers, Germany Review of 2nd Engineers by Brig. Gen. McCloskey at Engers, Germany.
Sign painters, 2nd Engineers at Engers 2-4-1919
Sign painters, 2nd Engineers at Engers
Dutch truck at Engers, Germany 1919 One of the dutch trucks belonging to the 2nd Eng'rs April 1919 Engers
2nd Engineers Band 2nd Engineers Band
2nd Division Mess Hall, Co. “D” 2nd Engineers, Engers, Germany 1918-1919 2nd Division Mess Hall, Co. “D” 2nd Engineers, Engers, Germany 1918-1919
2nd Division Engineer School at Engers, Germany. 2nd Division Engineer School at Engers, Germany —
or the Pontoon bridge school at Honningen.
If you recognize this building, please let me know where it is!
Company E - 2nd Engineers 12-30-1918
Surviving members of Company E that sailed with the Regiment on the RMS Carpathia to Glasgow
2nd Engineers on Harley Davidson motorcycles at Engers, Germany. 2nd Engineers on Harley Davidson motorcycles at Engers, Germany.
A small portion of the Regimental photograph taken at Schloss Engers early 1919. A small portion of the Regimental photograph taken at Schloss Engers early 1919.
 
Pictures 1-11 are from the personal collection of Chaplain C. Walter Smith (Bridgewater, Mass.; H; Chaplain; Blanc Mont, Attigny, Argonne, Rhine). They have not been entirely uploaded yet. The text attached to each was hand written on the backside of them.
  1. Engers a. Rhein. Helle, Römerturm. (marked on the back: Carl Grimm Nachf., Engers a. R.)
Rhine excursion steamers passing Engers, Germany 2. Engers a. Rh. Total (Verlag: Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1917)
  3. Engers Altes Haus am Rhein (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1916)
  4. Engers a. Rhein Römerturm. (Verlag: Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
  5. Engers a. Rhein Schloßstraße (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
Engers a. Rh. Königl, Kriegsschule (Verlag Max Schuth 1918) 6. Engers a. Rh. Königl, Kriegsschule (Verlag Max Schuth 1918)
Another view of the hospital
Engers Partie am Rhein Kath. Schwesternhaus (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918) 7. Engers Partie am Rhein Kath. Schwesternhaus (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
On the waterfront
  8. Engers a. Rh. Krieger-Waisenhaus (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
  9. Engeres Partie am Rhein (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
Königliche Kriegsschule Engers a. Rh., Rheinseite 10. Königliche Kriegsschule Engers a. Rh., Rheinseite (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
Showing the hospital from the water
  11. Engers a. Rhein Hindenburgstraße (Verlag Max Schuth, Engers a. Rh. 1918)
 
 
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