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Falkirk Wheel (Millennium Wheel) – Falkirk, Scotland, U.K.

Posted in Built by Alec Gagnon on January 21, 2010

Building: Falkirk Wheel
Location:  Falkirk, Scotland, UK
Completed:  2002
Architect:  RMJM, Nicoll Russell
Contractors: Bachy/Soletanche and Morrison Construction Joint Ventrue
Engineer: Butterley Eningeers
Structural: Tony Gee and Partners
Mechanical/Electrical: Bennett & Associates

AE Interests:  reconnect canals connecting Glasgow and Edinburgh, 24m (79ft) difference in level, rotating wheel to raise boats, uses very little power to rotate

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