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Jun 19, 2007, 2:45 PM
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Official sources: http://wermsdorf.de/3kultur+bildung/34sehenswuerdigkeiten/34restlgemeindegebiet/34albertturm.htm
Unofficial sources:

Building Name: Albert Tower
Native Name: Albertturm
Other Names:
Address: Collmberg
City: Wermsdorf
Postal Code: 04779
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Well-known observation tower, built of stones.
It offers a view until 60 kilometres wide.
Observation deck of towers can be reached by a stairway with 99 stairs.
Tower is since 1865 a survey point of Saxony.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna:
- spire:
- roof: 18 metres
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 1854
- finished: 1854
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Observation
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Stones

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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collmberg

Building Name: Old Collm Mountain Telecommunication Tower
Native Name: Alter Fernmeldeturm Collmberg
Other Names: Alter Fernmeldeturm Collm
Address: Collmberg
City: Wermsdorf
Postal Code: 04779
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Tower was one of the first telecommunication towers
consisting of reinforced concrete of former East Germany.

Tower is an interesting between tower and highrise, as each floor has windows ( see on http://www.senderfotos-bb.de/oschatz.htm ).

Antenna on tower roof was latter mounted, so roof height is often mentioned as its total height.

Tower was replaced in 2005 by a taller concrete tower without operation rooms.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 90 metres
- spire:
- roof: 64 metres
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Destroyed

Construction Dates--
- started: 1960
- finished: 1960
- destroyed: 2005


Above ground floors: 14
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel, concrete

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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collmberg , http://en.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0013736

Building Name: New Collm Mountain Telecommunication Tower
Native Name: Neuer Fernmeldeturm Collmberg
Other Names: Neuer Fernmeldeturm Collm
Address: Collmberg
City: Wermsdorf
Postal Code: 04779
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Tower replaced former mentioned telecommunication tower.
It has in opposite to it no elevated floors.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 100 metres
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 2004
- finished: 2004
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel, concrete

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City Name: Wermsdorf
Native Name:
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Population: 5964
Population Source & Year: http://www.destatis.de/cgi-bin/druckansicht_gvsuche.pl?200761916332.htm (2005)
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Collm Mountain is a 312 metres high mountain in a flat area. On it, there is also some relicts of a castle from
middle ages of unknown origin.
On the North side of Collm Mountain, there is a geophysical observatory ( http://www.uni-leipzig.de/collm/ ).
It uses for ionospheric research the signals of the longwave broadcasting stations
Zehlendorf bei Oranienburg, Topolna and Solec Kujawski.