This is the electric tug-boat that was used from the 19th century to tow barges through the 3 kilometre long Pouilly Tunnel on the Burgundy Canal. The ventilation was so bad in those days that barges were not permitted to pass through the tunnel under their own power. Now, since the tunnel has been brought up to European safety standards, the tugboat leads a more peaceful existence in a museum of its own. For more information on this click on the Burgundy Tunnel.
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