Relocation of the Danish lighthouse Rubjerg Knude (photo and video)
The Danish Rubjerg Knude lighthouse on the North Sea coast has been moved 70 meters inland.
Danish Lighthouse Rubjerg Knude
Danish lighthouse Rubjerg Knude, North Sea
The structure weighing 1000 tons was moved along the rails at a speed of 12 m/sec.
Ruberg Knude's abandoned lighthouse
Abandoned lighthouse Rubjerg Knude, Denmark
The movement of the lighthouse, built in 1899, became so important because of the erosion of the sand hill on which it was located.
Abandoned lighthouse Rubjerg Knude in Denmark
Denmark, the abandoned Rubjerg Knude lighthouse
Over the past decades, the lighthouse has sunk into the sand and, according to engineers, could collapse into the sea by 2023.
Lighthouse Rubierg Knude
Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse, Denmark
For its intended purpose, the lighthouse has been idle since 1968.
Lighthouse Rubjerg Knude in Denmark
The movement of the lighthouse
Until 2002, it housed a museum.
Movement of the lighthouse Rubjerg Knude
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