this is all in old gernan

18:36 Sep 4, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: this is all in old gernan
fabre1878 die erfte national banf ihre bahlungen einftellto und den sturz der commerical national. und ber maftim=banf veranizbter
is waharte eme rethe von fahren, ehe fich kkanias city von diefen wudhtigen schlagen fvivetit exholt hatte, daz neues leben aus den ruinen bluhte. in stelle der veralteten bferdebahnen traten rabel. und eleftrijdhe strabenbahnen; gigantifdhe favrifen wurden angelegt, die der herbei=ftromenden urbeiterfdhoar lohuende be=idhaftigung botem; die finnvohnerzahl ver=mehrte fid zufehends, denn die naturlidhen hulfsquellen,
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Looks like a badly garbled text with some not-so-old German terms mixed in with it. (And it's really too long at any rate to ask to have it translated here.)

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This is from a historical account describing the rise of Kansas City, starting with and ending in an incomplete sentence. Although it certainly is a little long for this forum (I just happen to like translating Sütterlin, the old German typeface) you can find my ungarbled version with a translation below:

... Jahre 1878 die erste Nationalbank ihre Zahlungen einstellte un den Sturz der Maxim Bank verursachte. Es dauerte eine Reihe von Jahren, ehe sich Kansas City von diesen wuchtigen Schlägen soweit erholt hatte, daß neues Leben aus den Ruinen blühte. An Stelle der veralteten Pferdebahnen traten Kabel und eletrische Straßenbahnen; gigantische Fabriken wurden angelegt, die der herbeiströmenden Arbeiterschar lohnende Beschäftigung boten; die Einwohnerzahl vermehrte sich zusehends, denn die natürlichen Hilfsquellen ...

... year 1878 First National Bank stopped payments and caused the fall of the Maxim Bank. It took several years before Kansas City recovered from these heavy blows to rise from the ruins. Cable cars and electric trolleys took the place of outdated trams pulled by horses; gigantic factories were built which offered lucrative employment to the flocks of workers pouring in; the number of inhabitants increased steadily because the natural resources...


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