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Swedish Cyprus Expedition with Volvo ÖV4 (1927 – 1931)

The Swedish Cyprus Expedition was a project to systematically investigate the archaeology of the early history of Cyprus. It took place between September 1927 and March 1931 and was led by three archaeologists Einar Gjerstad, Erik Sjöqvist, Alfred Westholm and architect / photographer John Lindros. Archaeological excavations were made at various locations in Cyprus including […]

Storebackegatan near Masthuggskyrkan in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 301 Storebackegatan is a street on Stigberget in Göteborg. This place is mostly known because of the Masthuggskyrkan, but from here, you als get a great view over Göteborg with the Göta Älv. Masthuggskyrkan is a well-known church in Göteborg, Sweden, which was built in 1914. Its position on a high […]

Partihallsförbindelsen in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 300 The Partihallsförbindelsen (Partihalls connection) is a 1150 meter long viaduct between the E45 and E20 in Göteborg. The connection was built as part of the Göteborg agreement, the infrastructure initiative in Göteborg, whose road traffic, including the Götatunnel, is included. The road is built in a viaduct over the Västra […]

Prins Bertils Stig on Tylösand Strand

Volvo Photo Locations Part 298 Prins Bertils Stig is a small path at the coast of Tylösand, which is a popular beach spot near Halmstad. Tylösand is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden. It is located 7 km west of Halmstad, on Tyludden. Tylösand is famous for its 7 km long sand […]

Fabriken Furillen on Gotland

Volvo Photo Locations Part 298 Furillen is an island in Rute on the northeast coast of Gotland, Sweden. For most of the 20th century, there was a limestone industry on the island until it was closed to the public by the Swedish military in the 1970s–90s, when radar installations became operational. The north part of […]

Flygtornsvägen in Torslanda

Volvo Photo Locations Part 297 Flygtornsvägen is a road in Torslanda, close to Göteborg and close to the Volvo factory which is also located in Torslanda. The street name relates to the air traffic tower which is still there on the hill. This place was previously the location of the Torslanda airport or Torslanda flygfält. […]

Stora Nygatan in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 296 Stora Nygatan is a street in Göteborg and approximately 530 meter long, which stretches from Kungsportsplatsen to Drottningtorget along the Vallgraven. The proximity to the water was more apparent in the street name 1847 when the planned street was called Strandgatan. The first house in the street was built in […]

Erik Dahlbergsgatan in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 295 Erik Dahlbergsgatan is a street in Vasastaden, Göteborg. The street is about 760 meters long and is a cross street to Vasagatan. It runs from Parkgatan to Kapellplatsen. The street was named in 1882 in memory of Count Erik Dahlbergh who lived in the 17th century. Erik Dahlbergh was an […]

Kämpegatan in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 294 Kämpegatan 4-8 is located in the (former) industrial Bronsen district of Gullbergsvass near Göta Älv in Göteborg. The building has been under renovation during 2017 and 2018. Just like the neighboring building Pagoden, which originate from the 1910s to the 1930s and have throughout the years housed storage for both […]

Ågrenska villan on Högåsplatsen in Göteborg

Volvo Photo Locations Part 293 Ågrenska villan is located on Högåsplatsen on Lorensberg in Göteborg. The villa is currently owned by the University of Göteborg. Ågrenska Villa is a venue primarily for university employees and their guests. Conveniently located in central of Göteborg with comfortable rooms and a relaxed atmosphere. Ågrenska Residence is excellent for […]