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Carpentry Workshop

Skilled inmates did woodworking in the carpentry shop. They had to produce items needed for the everyday operation of the camp, but also gallows. The carpentry shop was also the headquarters of the carpentry work detail, which was responsible for constructing barracks.

The photo shows the wooden facade of the carpentry barracks. Behind the barracks there are deciduous trees that look autumnal.
Carpentry barracks, 2022. Photo: Lukas Severin Damm.

After the war, this building was transported to Nordhausen-Salza and was further used by a carpentry outfit. Not until the 1990s did the building return to its original location in the former camp complex. Today it is used as a storage area.

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