metz
Nov 10, 2007Public
Photo: The Metz (F) Roman aqueduct is famous because of the basins annex to the 1100 m long bridge over the river Moselle
Photo: The channel of the Roman aqueduct of Metz (F)
Photo: The ceiling of the subterranean aqueduct channel
Photo: The subterranean channel coming to the surface
Photo: The basin on the Ars-sur-Moselle side of the river where the water crossed the Moselle in a twin channel (between R, S en T, left) with O a diversion
Photo: Overview over the Ars-sur-Moselle basin on the W--side of the former Roman bridge over the Moselle river
Photo: Detail of the 'entrance' of the aqueduct water which source was in the Gorze-area
Photo: View on the 'entrance'
Photo: View into the entrance
Photo: Look into the entrance where the aqueduct water entrered the Ars-basin
Photo: N-side wall of the Ars-basin
Photo: View on the start of one of the twin aqueduct channels over the Moselle river; note the layer of Opus Signinum in pink colour
Photo: Masonry work of the Ars-basin
Photo: View of the diversion channel
Photo: Diversion channel to lead off superfluousious aqueduct water into the Moselle river
Photo: Transit between the inner basin and the diversion channel. Note the grooves to shut off the diversion channel
Photo: Where one of the twin channels meets the Ars-basin, side view
Photo: Where one of the twin channels meets the Ars-basin, view from inside the basin
Photo: Masonry work along one of the twin channels
Photo: Stoneslab for protection (?)
Photo: Where one of the twin channels meet the Ars-basin (S-side)
Photo: The channel floor
Photo: Channel masonry and some mortar
Photo: At the N side of the basin where the diversion channel splits off