Silver?! I didn’t know they made these in silver. I took this picture 2 days ago, and it’s been bugging me ever since. Why have I never seen these? I have so far come up with 4 possibilities:
1. Maybe there are lots of silver sewer covers and I just never paid attention.
2. Maybe they all start silver, and I’ve just never seen a new one.
3. Maybe the sewer people were all “screw bronze! let’s go for silver!”
4. Hey! Magical sewer!
I sent an email to the public works department, and they’ll be getting me the details soon. But in the meantime, I went searching for images of sewer covers from around the world. Awesome stuff out there! For my town, I think it’s time for a manhole revolution! I’m doing my part. I’ve just sent my second email to the Public Works department, asking if, after I die, I can have a Harris Avenue sewer lid for a tombstone. Now that’s a legacy!
Anyway, here are my favorites-