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VIDEO: See the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris in 1926

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VIDEO: See the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris in 1926
Photo: YouTube Screenshot
17:20 CET+01:00
Take a look at this 90-year-old video of daily life on the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris.

Take a look at this footage from a 1926 documentary called "Voici Paris" (This is Paris) by Claude Lambert - a short clip of which has only recently been added to YouTube.

Impressively, the canal and its surroundings have hardly changed.

 
In recent weeks, of course, the canal has Saint-Martin looks a lot different, due to a mass cleaning job that's expected to last several months. 
 
 
 
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