The Canal, outside the old seaside wharfs

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Kanalen – the Canal – at the railway station. The Canal runs from Ila eastwards to Nidelva. On the island outside the Canal you'll find essentially the railway station and a large part of the Trondheim harbor. Before the 1850s the wharf warehouses to the left stood on the fjord shore. A breakwater was then built outside the whole long row of wharfs, forming the present canal. Later on the sea outside the breakwater was filled in, forming the present island, a process that still continues.
(2007-06-02)

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