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Check this out. It's a waterbridge built in Magdeburg, Germany. Took six years to build and cost 500 million euros.

Only the Germans could build a bridge for boats.
 

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if german engineering holds true to form, the superstructure will last forever but it will periodically spring a leak. and when it does the engineers who designed it will deny that it is an engineering flaw, while working feverishly to design patches made out of stronger concrete ... but which will also leak.
 

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LTsaddledance said:
Only the Germans could build a bridge for boats.
Duoh, I don't think so. At the turn of the last century there were a number of "water bridges" all over Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Probably even in more states. They were all part of the canal systems.
 

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Duoh, I don't think so. At the turn of the last century there were a number of "water bridges" all over Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Probably even in more states. They were all part of the canal systems.
Here's some pictures of aqueducts from the Erie Canal in New York. Some date back to the 1820's. http://www.eriecanal.org/Rochester-2.html
 

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mkiesel said:
Here's some pictures of aqueducts from the Erie Canal in New York. Some date back to the 1820's. http://www.eriecanal.org/Rochester-2.html
Now that was interesting. I never knew we Americans ever built anything like that. Of course, down here in south Luzeeana we've never lacked for water to put boats in. Our problem is finding dry land for roads.

Ride safe,
Steve S.
 

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Hey Canada had a canal system too. I wouldn't doubt it was a factor in just how you Cajuns made it to Luzeeana in the first place.
 
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