Top Mountain Crosspoint Motorcycle Museum catches fire in Austria

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More than 230 vintage motorcycles and at least a dozen classic cars and vans were destroyed when the Top Mountain Crosspoint Museum located in the Austrian Alps caught fire on January 18. Opened in 2016, the museum housed an impressive and diverse selection of rare, offbeat, and historically significant two-wheelers.

Built at 7,135 feet, at the border between Austria and Italy, the Top Mountain Crosspoint stood out as the highest museum in Europe. Several feet of snow couldn’t prevent the flames from destroying the wooden building and most of the multi-million-dollar collection housed in it. What sparked the fire —

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