Today's castle news comes via Hirosaki, Japan where a team recently moved a four-century-old, 400-ton castle around 230 feet without breaking it. This doesn't seem like a thing that should necessarily be possible, but, as you can clearly see from the above video, it is. And now the city can repair the castle's stone foundation. To make the entire process even more nerve-wracking, the castle sat on a ledge overlooking a river.
· Heavy Lift: 400-Ton Historic Castle in Japan Gets Moved [WSJ, via Gizmodo]