Tuesday, August 05, 2008


This is the oldest preserved port crane in Europe. It lies on the Motlawa river in Old Town Gdansk. It was built in the the 13th century and was used for loading and unloading ships. It was also used for putting up ship masts. On the inside, there used to be a huge wooden wheel which was powered by human legs. It now serves only as a tourist attraction.

Canon 30D | EFS 17-85@17 | 1/40s | f/8 | ISO 400 | Circular Polarizer

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