One of the more unusual outings on offer over this year’s European Heritage Days weekend was a guided tour of the PIC, or Plate-forme industrielle du courrier, the massive postal sorting office that can be found in Cestas, just off the A63 motorway to the west of Bordeaux.
|A model that clearly shows the PIC's two main halls: large-format mail is processed in the left-hand hall, regular-sized correspondence on the right.|
|This is an MTI PF...|
|...whereas this is an MTI GF.|
|The vidéocodage team at work under the watchful eye of some Heritage Days visitors!|
|Cestas's in-house innovation: la Palombière.|
|Scenes from the PIC.|