European storm drains
October 23, 2005 3:10 PM   Subscribe

Photo gallery of European storm drains. Giant, intimidating & beautiful, 148 photos in all.
posted by jonson (15 comments total)
very cool, thanks.
posted by mervin_shnegwood at 3:19 PM on October 23, 2005

I know I've seen more than one movie shot in those places.
posted by Citizen Premier at 3:32 PM on October 23, 2005

Ooops. It's been metafiltered. Damn. *waits patiently*
posted by paperpete at 3:44 PM on October 23, 2005

Now, *that* is a great site. Thanks jonson.
posted by paperpete at 3:57 PM on October 23, 2005



posted by mr_crash_davis at 4:12 PM on October 23, 2005

Wait, I thought this was an international web site. Where, oh where, are the American storm drains? The Asian storm drains? The African storm drains? Sigh...
posted by fixedgear at 4:25 PM on October 23, 2005

Europe..down the drain!
posted by Mr Bluesky at 4:57 PM on October 23, 2005

The site loads fine right now.
Nice post, jonson.
posted by of strange foe at 5:28 PM on October 23, 2005

Gorgeous. I wish they'd been a little less Hollywood with the lighting, and paid more attention to the texture of the stone and masonry, but still, very, very nice. Thanks!
posted by Slithy_Tove at 6:11 PM on October 23, 2005

Nice post. It is posts like these why I was attracted to, and continue to visit Metafilter, those who enjoy them can have the 100+ comment shitstorms.

of course, those shitstorms can sometimes be entertaining to read
posted by marxchivist at 7:10 PM on October 23, 2005

So which one does the Phantom of the Opera live in?
posted by QuietDesperation at 9:30 PM on October 23, 2005

Harry Lime's drain (with tribute to Orson Welles)

Cute, just watched The Third Man last night. Oh, this sign must be the European icon for "fugitive racketeer fleeing into sewers" ...
posted by dhartung at 9:44 PM on October 23, 2005

He travelled across Canada this summer and is currently in Toronto.

For drains in Ontario, see The Vanishing Point
posted by sinical at 10:26 PM on October 23, 2005

The task of looking at so photos of many sewers... it's, urm, draining.
posted by stacyhall1 at 10:30 PM on October 23, 2005

I want to see, but there is no bandwidth. Alas. Hellas.
posted by OmieWise at 5:54 AM on October 24, 2005

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