Writer Neil Shea makes is way through the Paris underground covering IGC inspectors working for the city of Paris. There are about 100 sites that the IGC inspects once a year. They are looking for signs of weakness or collapse in the quarries that underlie Paris. The service was started in 1777 by Louise 16 after a series of big collapses in 1774. Most of the consolidation of the quarries happened in the mid 1800s
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