Originally posted by woogleuk
I found a site which translated seems to suggest they drain it into the Rhine? Is that a river? Is that nearby?
EDIT: Aha! Eiswoog is a reservoir and does have a damn, there is your answer!
Eiswoog reservoir; at the far end the hotel on top of the Eiswoog dam can be seen; above the hotel, a section of the Eisbach Valley Viaduct is visible
en.wikipedia.org...edit on 4/1/12 by woogleuk because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by g146541
Lake or river?
I smell something fishy here, no pun intended.
The "creek" has an established rut along the path of travel and the ground is not nearly saturated enough to have been recently drained or holding water in the near past.
We are not being told something here.
Nice try though.
On November 21, 1980, an oil-drilling team had difficulty removing their drill that got stuck about 1,200 feet below the lake's surface. Suddenly the drilling crew heard loud noises and their platform began tilting. Fearing a total collapse of the oil rig, the workers abandoned the platform. The platform tipped over and, shockingly, disappeared completely under the water. A violent whirlpool quickly developed where the oil rig had been. Other drilling platforms and a dock were sucked in. The direction of the Delcambre Canal, which had flowed into the Gulf of Mexico, was reversed and 11 barges and a tugboat slipped into the whirlpool. Miners in the salt mines 1,500 feet below began to evacuate when water started rushing into the caverns.
Originally posted by fiftyfifty
Very strange if true. Can anyone else verify that this is definitely Der Eiswoog? Do you have any additional photo's. Always skeptical