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Nov 9, 2007Public
Photo: Facing Genilac the header tank of one of the siphons in the Gier aqueduct towards Lyon (F)
Photo: Headertank of a siphon with nine holes for lead pipes
Photo: Side view of the header tank of the siphon
Photo: The place were the aqueduct channel pours its water into the header tank
Photo: “Entrance” of one of the header tanks of the Gier aqueduct
Photo: Inside the header tank of the siphon - note the (9) openings (right) for the lead pipes and the Opus Signinum on the walls
Photo: Inside the Génilac header tank
Photo: dr. L. Jeancolas inside the header tank of the Gier siphon which crosses the Durèze valley
Photo: The header tank op the Durèze siphon - looking towards Genilac on the other side of the valley where the receiving tank has disapeared
Photo: Cross section of the Gier aqueduct near Chagnon (F)
Photo: Translation of the Pierre de Chagnon: 
By authority of Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus nobody has the right to work, to sow or to plant in this area which is earmarked for the protection of the aqueduct
Photo: Entrance of the ' Cave du Curé ' one of the 11 tunnels with aqueduct channel over Chagnon
Photo: Inside the ' Cave de Curé '
Photo: Le pont des (the bridge of the)  Granges, one of the most beautiful aqueduct bridges of the Gier aqueduct
Photo: Abutment of the channel
Photo: Deatil of the Gier aqueduct bridge called 'Le pont des Granges'
Photo: A small part of the Condamine aqueduct bridge which was about 60 m long in total
Photo: S-side of the Mornant aqueduct bridge
Photo: Deatils of the Mornant bridge in Opus Reticulatum
Photo: Details of the Opus Reticulatum (in French 'les dents' = 'the teeth')
Photo: The Mornant aqueduct bridge in its environment
Photo: Pillars of the mornant aqueduct bridge
Photo: N-side of the Mornant bridge
Photo: The channel just after the Mornant aqueduct bridge