Falkirk Wheel

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As both my brother and sister-in-law are engineers a trip to the Falkirk Wheel  was in order. This is the world’s only boat lift, designed to take the place of a series of locks which had fallen into disrepair and use. Each lift of a boat uses only the power of 8 kettles being boiled!

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