Friday, August 2, 2013

The parapet of D Street: Imposing, medieval

Photo by Melissa Bristol
There's nothing like getting a different view of something. Here's the old pump tower at the D Street Underpass project looking positively medieval from down in the hole that's being dug for the new bridge's footings. Indeed, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" fans might imagine a French soldier up there, heaping invective on King Arthur ("I don't want to talk to you no more, you empty-headed animal food trough wiper. I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.") 

The project is expected to be completed in June 2014. Here is a link to information about the project on the city of Idaho Falls' Web site: http://www.idahofallsidaho.gov/city/city-departments/public-works/engineering/construction-projects.html

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