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Jan 7, 2016

Draining The Canal Saint-Martin in Paris

Draining The Canal Saint-Martin in Paris

Water covers most things and in innercities one is never sure what the local waterways cover until it is time to drain those waterways.
During the draining of the famous Canal Saint-Martin in Paris those lost or simply abandoned items saw daylight again.

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Employees install a metallic barrier at the Jaures lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/Reuters

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A diver checks the installation of a metallic barrier at the Jaures lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/Reuters

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Journalists and passers-by watch the Jaures lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/Reuters

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A diver checks the installation of a metallic barrier at the Jaures lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/Reuters

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A worker wades in the water as he inspects abandoned bicycles during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker wades in the water as he inspects abandoned bicycles during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker wades in the water during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker wades in the water as he inspects abandoned bicycles during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish and check rubbish during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker weighs fish caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker weighs fish caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers check a pike perch caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Fish are displayed on a table after being caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A worker prepares to weigh a carp caught during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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An abandoned mud covered scooter is seen during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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An abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycle appears after the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycles appear after the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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An abandoned mud covered Velib self-service public bicycle is displayed after being extracted during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows the Canal Saint-Martin before the start of its draining and during the operation to clean the waterway in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Seagulls fly past abandoned Velib self-service public bicycles which appear after the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Journalists and passers-by watch as workers catch fish near a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers wade in the water during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Journalists and passers-by watch as workers catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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A general views shows the Canal Saint-Martin during its draining in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Journalists and passers-by watch as workers catch fish near a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Workers hold a pike perch as they catch fish inside a lock during the draining of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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