In 1911, an innovative tunnel opened in Hamburg, Germany beneath the Elbe River which featured very unconventional (and impractical) car elevators to access the passageway. The tunnel is still fully operating today, but mostly serves as a pedestrian passageway and tourist attraction. Check it out:

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2 Responses to Metro Monday: Hamburg’s Elbe Tunnel

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  2. Tobi says:

    As the tunnels was built gave it yet so many cars, at that time the tunnel rather as the faster connection for persons used thereby on the other side better to the work to come could (shipyards). Before there was a ferry to the other side. The tunnel height was put firmly thereby, a horse carriage including whip, which was in the carriage through drive could. A passage costs 2 € approximately 3,10 $. practicing ring my video.


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