Barrier Up!

There was a bit of a spectacle down at the Thames Barrier on Sunday afternoon. Bet you missed it. Once a year they raise all the gates, just to check that they still work, and attempt to hold back the tide for ten hours. There are shorter monthly barrier closures too, but Sunday’s was the full annual showpiece. It’s rather impressive too.

More at: diamondgeezer.blogspot.com

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~ by Tom on 12 Sep, 2007.

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