Citizens hurry through the Schillerplatz toward an air-raid
shelter during an alarm. (Stadtarchiv Schweinfurt)
Comparison view today. The large building
is the 1905 Justizgebäude (Justice Building).
The residential and business
areas adjacent to the bearing factories were particularly
hard hit. This view shows buildings on Schrammstraße,
across the street from the SKF-1 factory (on the left). (Stadtarchiv
The main factory building of the SKF-Werk I was heavily damaged.
The building was repaired, and new construction
added on the near side. The company is now the world bearing
The SKF-Werk II ball bearing
factory burns after one of the bombing attacks. (Stadtarchiv
In common with most of the 1940s factory
buildings, the SKF buildings were rebuilt in substantially
their original form.