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SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6XGFH
June 01, 2019
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass road, Switzerland June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6XGB9
June 01, 2019
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
Walls of snow are seen beside as people ride on a bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass road, Switzerland June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6XGB7
June 01, 2019
Walls of snow are seen beside as a man rides his bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Walls of snow are seen beside as a man rides his bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass...
Walls of snow are seen beside as a man rides his bike during sunny weather on the St. Gotthard mountainpass road, Switzerland June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJTK
May 06, 2019
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJPX
May 06, 2019
A skier is seen in front of Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri driving...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A skier is seen in front of Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri driving...
A skier is seen in front of Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri driving snowblowers to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJPV
May 06, 2019
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow...
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJO2
May 06, 2019
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJMO
May 06, 2019
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying...
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying instrument during works to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJMN
May 06, 2019
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying...
Employee Werner Gnos of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri uses a GPS surveying instrument during works to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJMM
May 06, 2019
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove...
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drives a snowblower to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJLB
May 06, 2019
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri are seen during works to remove...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri are seen during works to remove...
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri are seen during works to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJKH
May 06, 2019
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri walks to a snowblower before works...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri walks to a snowblower before works...
An employee of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri walks to a snowblower before works to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-WEATHER/
RTX6UJKF
May 06, 2019
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow...
Employees of the Office for Federal Roads of the Swiss canton of Uri drive snowblowers to remove snow from the Sankt Gotthard (St. Gotthard) mountain pass road (2091 metres/6860 feet altitude) in the Swiss Alps, Switzerland May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TRANSPORT/
RTX2EIQ2
May 27, 2016
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
General view shows construction site at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TRANSPORT/
RTX2EIQ0
May 27, 2016
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
General view shows construction site at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TRANSPORT/
RTX2EIPY
May 27, 2016
A snow-covered sign marks the altitude (2,091 metres/6,860 feet) at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Sign marks the altitude at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
A snow-covered sign marks the altitude (2,091 metres/6,860 feet) at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TRANSPORT/
RTX2EIPX
May 27, 2016
A snow-covered sign marks the altitude (2,091 metres/6,860 feet) at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Sign marks the altitude at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
A snow-covered sign marks the altitude (2,091 metres/6,860 feet) at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TOURISM/
RTX2EIPW
May 27, 2016
The hotel San Gottardo is seen at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude)...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Hotel San Gottardo at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
The hotel San Gottardo is seen at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TRANSPORT/
RTX2EIPO
May 27, 2016
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
General view shows construction site at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
A general view shows workers on a construction site at the southern section of the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-TOURISM/
RTX2EIPN
May 27, 2016
The hotel San Gottardo is seen at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude)...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Hotel San Gottardo at St. Gotthard mountain pass road
The hotel San Gottardo is seen at the Saint Gotthard mountain pass road (2,106 metres/6,909 feet altitude) in the central Alps, Switzerland May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J6F
January 08, 2016
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J6B
January 08, 2016
A neon light marks the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A neon light mark the sentrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army...
A neon light marks the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J65
January 08, 2016
A man walks in the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A man walks in the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on...
A man walks in the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J64
January 08, 2016
A lift for the transport of artillery shells is pictured at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A lift for the transport of artillery shells is pictured at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former...
A lift for the transport of artillery shells is pictured at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J62
January 08, 2016
A view shows a relaxing room and a floor of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a relaxing room and a floor of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the...
A view shows a relaxing room and a floor of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5Z
January 08, 2016
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5W
January 08, 2016
A view shows a double room and a floor at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a double room and a floor at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss...
A view shows a double room and a floor at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND)
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5S
January 08, 2016
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5R
January 08, 2016
A view shows the bathroomst at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows the bathrooms at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows the bathroomst at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5P
January 08, 2016
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows a double room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5F
January 08, 2016
A view shows a relaxing room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a relaxing room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on...
A view shows a relaxing room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5E
January 08, 2016
A view shows a bathroom at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a bathroom at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows a bathroom at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5D
January 08, 2016
A view shows the bathrooms at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows the bathrooms at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the...
A view shows the bathrooms at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5C
January 08, 2016
A view shows a conference room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A view shows a conference room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army...
A view shows a conference room at the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J5A
January 08, 2016
A Swiss national flag is placed over the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A Swiss national flag is placed over the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker...
A Swiss national flag is placed over the entrance of the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. Picture taken on August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J4C
January 08, 2016
A guide turns the elevation wheel of a 15cm gun at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A guide turns the elevation wheel of a 15cm gun at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna...
A guide turns the elevation wheel of a 15cm gun at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard mountainpass, Switzerland September 2, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located on 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude at the St. Gotthard mountainpass was built from 1941 to 1945 and in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it is open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. Picture taken on September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J48
January 08, 2016
A soldiers accomodation is seen at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A soldiers accomodation is seen at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard...
A soldiers accomodation is seen at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard mountainpass, Switzerland September 2, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located on 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude at the St. Gotthard mountainpass was built from 1941 to 1945 and in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it is open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. Picture taken on September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21J46
January 08, 2016
A guide rides on a bicycle through a tunnel of the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A guide rides on a bicycle through a tunnel of the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at...
A guide rides on a bicycle through a tunnel of the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard mountainpass, Switzerland September 2, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located on 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude at the St. Gotthard mountainpass was built from 1941 to 1945 and in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it is open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. Picture taken on September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EYD
January 07, 2016
A sign reads "Military site - Entering and photography forbidden" at former Swiss artillery fortress...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
A sign reads "Military site - Entering and photography forbidden" at former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 6, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located at 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, was built from 1941 to 1945 and remained in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it has been open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann PICTURE 24 OF 27 - SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL IMAGES
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EVJ
January 07, 2016
Cyclists ride past the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
Cyclists ride past the Hotel La Claustra located in a former bunker of the Swiss army on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann PICTURE 22 OF 27 - SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL IMAGES
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EVH
January 07, 2016
A flag flies over an entrance to the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
A flag flies over an entrance to the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland September 2, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located at 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, was built from 1941 to 1945 and remained in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it has been open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY PICTURE 20 OF 27 - SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL IMAGES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EVC
January 07, 2016
A view shows the restaurant at the Hotel La Claustra in a former Swiss army bunker on the St. Gotthard...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
A view shows the restaurant at the Hotel La Claustra in a former Swiss army bunker on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY PICTURE 23 OF 27 - SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL IMAGES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EUY
January 07, 2016
The muzzle of a 15cm gun is seen at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
The muzzle of a 15cm gun is seen at the former Swiss artillery fortress Sasso da Pigna at the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland September 2, 2015. Sasso da Pigna fortress, located at 2,106 m (6,909 ft) altitude on the St. Gotthard mountain pass was built from 1941 to 1945 and was in military use until 1999. Since 2012 it has been open to the public as Sasso San Gottardo museum. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann PICTURE 10 OF 27 - SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL IMAGES
SWISS-BUNKERS/WIDERIMAGE
RTX21EU1
January 07, 2016
With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
The Wider Image: A new life for Swiss army bunkers
With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. The Swiss army has sold most of these decommissioned strongholds, but about a thousand unused bunkers remain, many still disguised as houses and barns. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ATTENTION EDITORS WIDER IMAGE STORY "A NEW LIFE FOR SWISS ARMY BUNKERS" SEARCH "SWISS BUNKER" FOR ALL 27 IMAGES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2KAQH
March 23, 2011
Miners wave with the flags of their home countries as they celebrate after a giant drill machine broke...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miners wave with the flags of their home countries as they celebrate as fireworks explode after a giant...
Miners wave with the flags of their home countries as they celebrate after a giant drill machine broke through the rock at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2KAQD
March 23, 2011
Miners celebrate as fireworks explode after a giant drill machine broke through the rock at the final...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miners celebrate as fireworks explode after a giant drill machine broke through the rock at the final...
Miners celebrate as fireworks explode after a giant drill machine broke through the rock at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2KAPQ
March 23, 2011
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the...
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2KAPL
March 23, 2011
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the...
Members of the mine rescue brigade stand beside pictures of workers which died during the works at the at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2KAPK
March 23, 2011
A detail picture shows the moment as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A detail picture shows the moment as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel...
A detail picture shows the moment as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND)
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March 23, 2011
Miners hold a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, as fireworks explode after a giant...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miners hold a statue of Saint Barbara after drill machine broke through the rock at the construction...
Miners hold a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, as fireworks explode after a giant drill machine broke through the rock at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
A combination of pictures shows members of the mine rescue brigade using hoses to spray water as a drill...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Combo picture of drill machine breaking through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido at...
A combination of pictures shows members of the mine rescue brigade using hoses to spray water as a drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
Miners and visitors take pictures as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
People take pictures as drill machine breaks through rock at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard...
Miners and visitors take pictures as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
Miners celebrate after a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido,...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miners celebrate after a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido,...
Miners celebrate after a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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March 23, 2011
Miner Ernst Guenther (L) holds a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, after a drill machine...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miner Guenther holds a statue of Saint Barbara after drill machine broke through rock at construction...
Miner Ernst Guenther (L) holds a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, after a drill machine broke through the rock at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND) March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
A miner stands in front of a giant drill machine after it broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido,...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A miner stands in front of a giant drill machine after it broke through final section of the NEAT Gotthard...
A miner stands in front of a giant drill machine after it broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND) March 23, 2011 (BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
A miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido,...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
A miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine broke through at the final section of the...
A miner climbs on excavated rocks after a giant drill machine broke through at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E7C51SMS02
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March 23, 2011
Miner Ernst Guenther (R) holds a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, after a drill machine...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miner Guenther holds a statue of Saint Barbara after drill machine broke through rock at construction...
Miner Ernst Guenther (R) holds a statue of Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners, after a drill machine broke through the rock at the final section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND) March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a lenght of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
Miners watch as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido,...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Miners watch as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido...
Miners watch as a giant drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS TRAVEL EMPLOYMENT)
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March 23, 2011
Members of the mine rescue brigade use hoses to spray water as a drill machine breaks through the rock...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Drill machine breaks through rock at western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido at construction site of NEAT...
Members of the mine rescue brigade use hoses to spray water as a drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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March 23, 2011
A member of the mine rescue brigade use a hose to spray water as a drill machine breaks through the rock...
ST. GOTTHARD, Switzerland
Drill machine breaks through rock at western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido at construction site of NEAT...
A member of the mine rescue brigade use a hose to spray water as a drill machine breaks through the rock at the western tunnel section Sedrun-Faido, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel March 23, 2011. Crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2016. The project consists of two parallel single track tunnels, each of a length of 57 km (35 miles). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
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