Does anyone know what this piece of street furniture is? A cellphone has been artfully balanced on top of it to provide scale.
Can this be a set of now-abandoned undeground tubes and pipes that once carried both "fire" and telegraph cables? Sounds just right for a climactic spy-film shootout, but I guess you’d need some really thin spies.
On another note, it seems the spirit of former Texas Governor Miriam "Ma" Ferguson ("If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it ought to be good enough for the children of Texas") is alive and well in Germany: