The water-lift comes to life
London - During 2001 (see the news)
excavations in the heart of London, the equipe of the Museum Of London Archeology
Service (MoLAS), discovered the remains of two huge water-lifts in two
The remains, dated from 63 to 108 AD, are mainly composed by a big
treadmill while the rest is lost probably due to the revolts that burned
the city in those years.
The team calculated that to make this plant operational were enough a
couple of men to provide water for at least 8000 of the 24000 residents of
The treadmill rebuilt
Now the water system is fully rebuilt and visible in the Musem of
London until next May.