Strépy-Thieu boat lift

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50 Rue Raymond Cordier, Le Roeulx, Belgium

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Strépy-Thieu boat lift great piece of engineering Feb 04, 2015
It's the largest boat lift in the world, With a height difference of 73.15 metres (240.0 ft) between the upstream and downstream. It was built to replace a system of two locks and four 16-metre lifts dating from 1888 to 1919, and was finished in 2002. The four older lifts are on the UNESCO World Heritage list and are situated near the big lift. I only stopped at the big lift for a little, not knowing there are tours on the site and a ride through the lift itself, I plan to come back and do the whole thing. But even just looking from the outside its pretty impressive!
Impressive huh!
This is whta I missed (I borrowed …
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Ils1976 says:
I always wanted to visit it and still didn't do it ... now I have to! :D
Posted on: Feb 04, 2015
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