Canal du Centre Historique, Houdeng-Goegnies

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  • In the Canal du Centre between Charleroi and Brussels you will a series of very interesting boat lifts. An amazing piece of engeneering. 
  • The staff at the striepy Thieu boat lift visitor center are excellent,friendly, helpful((speaking English well,and willingly)This is the starting point of the boat trip along the old canal,with a cros...  read more »
  • This set of 4 lifts on the canal du Centre is a beautiful witness of the genius of Belgian engineers! These appliances have been fielded 100 years ago and they work always to perfection and without any energy expenditure. This is the principle of communicating vessels which drives everything. Ecology before time!
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  • Four of the Kingdom of Belgium Hainaut La Louviere and Le Loup Canal lift is a hydraulic boat lifts, registered UNESCO World Heritage site in 1998. Contact the Meuse River and the Escaut River dock on the Canal du Centre, 7 km of waterways in 66.2 m height difference. In order to clear this question to Houdeng-Goegnies 15.4 m lift was established in 1888, 16.93 m three lifts opened in 1917. Elevators are double, which moved into two vertical tank or caisson by steel pole placed in the middle. Two pillar and connected by hydraulic and hand down another increase as that. Also, weight balanced have to take that. These lifts are at the end of the 19 century from the leaves and early 20 centuries eight built, World Heritage sites registered on the in built at that time still in operation. Finished the strap = Tiiu boat lift that the lifting of 73 m high and low since 2002, world's largest for a commercial bus was used there. The production of four world heritage sites is because for entertainment that is limited to.
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