1606 Archbishop Wolf Dietrich Raitenau had the local burgrave. The Salzburg state government and the the 1920s late German AEG company developed plans for a Hohe Tauern hydroelectricity power plant. The behest of Hermann Göring began by prisoners and Jewish forced labourers during World War II. The inhumane conditions were depicted by nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek. Massive help and Bucyrus equipment became an icon of post-war reconstruction. This railway had the unusual track gauge of 946 millimeters.
The smoke killed the only passenger and the attendant in the other identical train. Zell am See-Kaprun Tourist Office skyscraperpage.com, Panoramic virtual tours of Kaprun.