Il y a 25 ans, Ben Vautier remettait la Suisse en question, le peuple votait sur les NLFA et refusait l’adhésion à l’EEE. Nous donnons un coup de projecteur sur cette année peu ordinaire à travers une série sur internet. L’historien Georg Kreis présente 1992.
Publications in the Swiss National Library’s collections show that it was not until around 1900 that the Gotthard acquired its legendary status, which was reinforced by Switzerland’s spiritual defence in the Second World War.
The Gotthard’s importance for Switzerland is clear from the coverage it receives in Swiss newspapers and periodicals. A selection of articles illustrates the construction of the rail tunnel, the motorway tunnel and the Base Tunnel as well as the national legend surrounding the Gotthard.
Discover historical views of the Gotthard, a subject that has been popular with artists for centuries. Overcoming the obstacle of the Alps, and in particular the infamous Schöllenen Gorge, has always been an awe-inspiring experience.
The Jungfraujoch is a popular destination for foreign tourists. The Jungfrau Railway has been taking them there since 1 August 1912. Construction began in 1896. The 1903 brochure “The Jungfrau Railway”, which was published in three languages, can be viewed online.