Even Books Need to Slide Once in a While

swedish-book-slide“The Book Slide or ‘bokstörten’ as it is called in Swedish. This invention was added to the stair case in the days of the second world war. The idea being that should Sweden become attacked by an aggressor in the war, then the archives and books here could be loaded onto ships fast using this book slide to slide them down to the water front and then they could be sailed off to some secure location.”

This is normally something I would put in my weekly links, but the image of books sliding down, not a care in the world, seems like something that would be worth posting.

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