Germany:Stamp on 100 years of the Old Elbe Tunnel

\"\"German Post has issued a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Old Elbe Tunnel or St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel which opened in 1911. It is a pedestrian and vehicle tunnel in Hamburg, Germany. The 426 m long tunnel was a technical sensation; 24 m beneath the surface, two tubes with 6 m diameter connect central Hamburg with the docks and shipyards on the south side of the river Elbe. This meant a big improvement for tens of thousands of workers in one of the busiest harbours in the world.

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