Photographer's Note

The Falkirk Wheel is the world's only rotating boatlift and is used to connect the Forth & Clyde and Union canals in central Scotland.

This magnificent, mechanical marvel has been constructed to 21st Century, state-of-the-art engineering and it is already being recognised as an iconic landmark worthy of Scotland's traditional engineering expertise.

Designed to replace a series of lock gates built in the 19th Century - long since demolished and replaced by housing - the Falkirk Wheel is the showpiece of the Millennium Link project where coast-to-coast navigation of the canals has been re-established for the first time in over 40 years.

Photo Information
  • Copyright: Magico Lane (Magico) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 39] (210)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2004-08-17
  • Categories: Transportes
  • Exposición: f/9.5, 1/125 segundos
  • Versión de la foto: Versión original
  • Date Submitted: 2004-09-07 11:12
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