Heavy construction equipment was used during the building of the fortifications, this crane with fitted with a grab was used during the excavation process. Photographed at the top of the slipway next to the Albert statue, note the road sign painted at the foot of the wall and the 'Antee’ floating crane seen in the background.
German road sign at Forest Road which makes the junction near La Villette in St Martins. The Germans listed the local roads by colour and number, here we see red route 6 leading on to routes 7 and 9. This junction also leads from yellow 8 to yellow 5. The small sign reading Flugplatz is indicating the direction to the airfield.