Tomb On Wheels

A Team Rolled A 15th-Century Turkish Mausoleum To Its New Home

Here's a stressful project: Put a 15th-century, 1,100-ton tomb on wheels and then move it more than a mile (1.6 kilometers) to its new home on higher ground. Oh, and government officials backing the project are watching every step. Earlier this year, a Turkish team pulled off the feat to prevent the medieval structure from being submerged after a hydroelectric dam project is completed in the area.
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