The photo isn't photoshopped, but the perspective is a bit misleading. Still, it's a remarkable construction that allows floodwalls to the raised or removed as needed:
Via the Interestingasfuck subreddit
, where there are links to other photos and some relevant discussion.
There is kind of the same construction in Bunschoten-Spakenburg, a village at the North of Amersfoort, with the difference that the flood-wall is usually sinked into the ground. It will be pushed upwards by the water itself when it is rising above dangerous levels.ReplyDelete
Wow. Leave it to the Dutch to come up with a water engineering solution. Interesting.Delete