Three more images of Gryfice. All these pictures date back to Gryfice’s Communist-era and more specifically the mid 1960s and early 1970s.
Gryfice is a town in Western Pomerania in the north-west of Poland. The current population of the town is 16,000.
Interesting facts about Gryfice:
1 – Prior to 1945 Gryfice was called Greifenberg and part of Germany.
2 – Approximately 40 percent of the town was destroyed in the fighting between German and Russian soldiers and by a fire set deliberately by the Soviet Army in March 1945
3 – Gryfice is home to the Pomeranian Narrow Gauge Railway Museum, which includes among its exhibits around ten preserved steam locomotives and a number of wagons, trucks, and a variety of railway equipment. The museum complex features a turntable and a line connects it to the Gryfice Narrow Gauge Railway (the Seaside Narrow Gauge Railway).
Images of how Gryfice / Greifenberg in Pommern looked before 1945.