Moving a Large Historic Swiss Building on Rollers

The MFO Building, a 19th-century 3-story brick office building, was placed on rollers and moved nearly 200 feet over 17 hours. The remarkable feat of engineering was captured in this time-lapse by Swiss photographer Patrick Gautschy. The 260-foot long, 6,200-tonne structure was built in 1889 as part of the Oerlikon machine factory complex. It was slated for demolition to make way for the expansion of a nearby rail station; however, a public petition to save the building led to the complex operation of relocating it.

via The Awesomer