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|Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation now located in the city of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. in the American Civil War. It is currently well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact. |
The fort is now a part of the City of Alexandria's 45-acre (18-ha) Fort Ward Mueseum and Historic Site a...
|Chief Sitting Bull, leader of the Sioux. He was born on the Grand River a few miles west of Mobridge in March 1831. He was not a hereditary chief, but he acquired whatever power possessed through personal qualities which appealed to his people. Sitting Bull's tragic end came at the very place he was born. The great Sioux leader was shot by Indian police in 1890 while resisting arrest and hi...||12/17/2005||733|
|The Dornier 328Jet was to depart Manassas (HEF) for Myrtle Beach (MYR). During takeoff from runway 34R (5700 ft long) the crew reportedly had an airspeed miscompare. The takeoff was aborted but the airplane could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. It went through the perimeter fence and crossed Observation Road, coming to rest near the Cannon Industrial Park.|
The airplane was...
|This is the baseball diamond used in the film Bull Durham starring Kevin Costner. It was used for the scenes for the Durham Bulls home games located in Durham, NC.||11/24/2007||623|
|Bull & Finch Pub, the original inspiration for the setting of the TV show Cheers.|
|Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and probably the most well-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862 and his service as a corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. Confederate pickets accidentally shot ...||12/30/2009||375|
|This is an American art museum being built in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is founded by Alice Walton, daughter of Sam Walton and the design of the museum is from architect Moshe Safdie. The overlays and pictures are of the conceptual model of museum and surrounding area. According to the website, the museum should open in Fall/Winter of 2009. For more info go to http://www.crystalbridges.org||10/03/2007||836|
|An overlay of the designated ares or the UK stage of the Red Bull Air Race event @ the O2 (formerly the Millenium Dome) in south east/east London.||05/16/2007||2,028|
|The fifth race of the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season will be held, in partnership with NYC & Company, Jersey City, NJ and Liberty State Park, over the Hudson River on June 19 and 20. This year marks the sixth year of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship which will also land in nine cities including Abu Dhabi, UAE; Perth, Australia, and Lisbon, Portugal. |
|A grid and series of image overlays of orthophotos for the City of Nanaimo, British Columbia. Primarily because Google Earth's coverage of our area is pitiful.|
Warning: The overlays are large; depending upon your system, if you click on several overlays at once, you will likely crash Google Earth.
|In March 2005, the Mubarak Pumping Station - centerpiece of Egypt's ambitious Toshka Project to reclaim half-a-million acres of desert - was named one of the five most outstanding civil engineering achievements of the year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In addition to the pumping station itself, the Toshka Project also involves the construction of 50km (31 miles) of main tra...||12/04/2008||697|
|Home of the Red Bull Racing F1 Formula One Team|