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October 13, 2005

Engineering Appreciation Day

The text that arrived with this image says, "This is a canal-bridge over the River Elbe and joins the former East and West Germany, as part of the unification project. It is located in the city of Magdeburg, near Berlin. The photo was taken on the day of inauguration."

CanalBridge.jpg

I would have sworn this was just another piece of Internet bogosity, but both urbanlegends and Snopes say it's for real. This thing's more than a 1/2 mile long - what a project!

Posted by joke du jour at October 13, 2005 06:32 PM

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