A 37 ton, 50 feet high spider christened La Princesse was assembled secretly in the derelict shipyards of Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, England, then transported at dead of night through the tunnel under the Mersey. It hung from hydraulic levers and cables from Concourse House in Liverpool before being loaded onto a trailer the following day and transported to Albert Docks.

I’m not going to report the whole story from 2008 here but you can read it at the Independent Newspaper.