Post war Warszawa

Taken by Mogens Ørsnes on the 1st of November, 1948. That's my dad on the photo, on an archeological field trip to Poland.

According to my dad, they were in the process of building the metro hence the railtracks in the street for transporting building materials.

Unfortunately I have no clue as to where in the city it is taken, and the only landmark noticeable is the leftovers of what could be a small tower of some sorts (the note).

Anybody know where this could've been taken?

4 comments so far...

helen birch August 26, 2009, 01:01 PM
great family pic to have
Paulo Brabo Team 23 August 27, 2009, 01:08 AM
Wow. The stuff of legend.
Ian (ijv22)... August 27, 2009, 11:12 AM
here we are today with modern cameras and equipment, yet it is not the technicallity that makes the image, it is the vision of the photographer ... this image is filled with passion and atmosphere and tells its own story (and even more so in your case )

... thanks for sharing this superb image with us, a remarkable piece of work :>)
Jakub Jastrzębski October 25, 2015, 04:00 PM
I know where this photo was taken - it is Warsaw, if You want to know the details, could You please write me an e-mail (
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