The Eyes of the Great Elephant

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The mechanical elephant is 12 m high and 8 meters wide,made from 45 tons of wood and steel. It can take up to 49 passengers for a 45-minute walk.

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The elephant is part of the “Machines de l’ile” of Nantes. In a former shipyard of Nantes in France, two artist created a travel-through-time world at the crossroad of the imaginary worlds of Jules Verne and the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: eyes

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10 thoughts on “The Eyes of the Great Elephant

  1. Congratulations on having your images featured by Cee! Like the Elephants my memories good too, shall not be forgetting that eye, nor the rest of your shots of this mechanical wonder.

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