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April 22, 2005

Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel is a rather impressive boat-lift.

The Falkirk Wheel was opened by the Queen in May 2002. Nothing like it has ever been built before anywhere in the world. Boat lifts are nothing new, though the last built in the UK was in 1875. But a rotating boat lift? The result is awe-inspiring and beautiful: the largest piece of functional sculpture you will ever see.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 22, 2005 05:09 AM

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