Week 16: Rusty

This rusty railroad bridge spans the 70-foot-wide Corinth Canal connecting the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. The 4-mile-long canal was dug between 1881 and 1893, but, due to its narrowness, navigational problems and periodic closures to repair landslides from its steep walls, it failed to attract the level of traffic anticipated and thus had little economic importance back in the day, and now. Today is is a tourist attraction, and a convenient hour’s drive (depending on traffic) from Athens.

Corinth Canal Rusty RR Bridge


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