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Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals

Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals
01/03
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A crane drops the bikes into a waiting barge.
Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals
02/03
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A crane drops the bikes into a waiting barge.
Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals
03/03
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A crane drops the bikes into a waiting barge.
  • Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals
  • Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals
  • Bikes dredged from Amsterdam Canals

A Waternet barge dredges tens of bikes from the bottom of the Prinsengracht near Leidsestraat. Every year, hundreds of bicylces end up in a watery grave as vandals throw the bikes in.

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