Thanks to urban explorers and modern photographic technology, some of the most magnificent hidden engineering triumphs lying, hidden, beneath the streets of the world’s greatest cities have been recorded, in all their former glory, and posted online.
Below are some of Hydro Cleansing’s favorite snaps of sewers and drains, from London’s arched, Victorian Gothic drains, to still working ancient Roman systems and infamous giant storm drains.
Here’s a selection of a few funny plumbing jobs…
“The catacombs of ancient Rome served as houses of worship for Jews and Christians.
The sewers of Paris yielded gold, jewels, and relics of the revolution.
A slave trade thrived in underground chambers along Portland, Oregon’s waterfront.
Ukrainian Jews found refuge from the Nazis in a system of caves.”
Hydro Cleansing have discovered these two books about the thousands of people who live in the sewage tunnels of New York City and the storm drains of Las Vegas, which are very interesting.
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