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|Lots Road Power Station became operational in 1905 (it was claimed at that time to be the largest power station ever built) and would eventually power most of the railways and tramways in the Underground Electric Railways group (later London Underground). It was shutdown in 2002 and is being converted into shops restaurants and apartments.||02/11/2006||457|
|High security underground entrance to the NATO HQ in Northwood, Herts, just outside London. |
This base runs many levels down and is in the suburbs!
|Overlay of geographically correct map of the London underground system. Covers Zone 1 (roughly).||07/20/2005||24,902|
|These Underground stations are very interest. They consist of two levels. The first level is a traffic circle and the other level is the Underground station. This station is under the traffic circle. In the middle of the traffic circle you can see the station.||01/12/2006||548|
|The City & South London Railway (C&SLR), is considered to be the first real deep-level "tube" railway in the world. Today, the core part of the line forms the Bank branch of the Northern Line of the London Underground network.|
Built under the supervision of James Henry Greathead, it was opened officially between Stockwell and King William Street (near Monument) on 4 November 1890.
|The London deep-level shelters are eight deep level air-raid shelters that were built under London Underground stations during World War II. Each consists of a pair of parallel tunnels 5.3m in diameter. Each shelter was designed to hold up to 8,000 people. Ten shelters were planned, but only eight were completed (St. Paul's and Oval were not built). It was planned that after the war the shelte...||02/11/2006||1,209|
|Kirtland Underground Munitions Storage Complex (KUMSC)|
This is the biggest underground storage for nuclear weapons in the world. More than 3,000 warheads are stored there. If you zoom in, you can see many gates which lead to the storage complex in the mountain range. And you can also see that the complete area is fenced around several times on a broad stripe.
|City Hall in London is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority and the Mayor of London. It was designed by Norman Foster and opened in July 2002.||08/21/2005||984|
|The London Arena (also known as London Docklands Arena) was an indoor arena and exhibition centre, on the Isle of Dogs, in East London, England. Seating capacity was up to 15,000, depending on the type of event held.|
It first opened in 1989 and on November 18, the Arenaball Transatlantic Challenge was played there, an exhibition game between the Detroit Drive and the Chicago Bru...
|A former railway engine shed, opened as a rock venue in 1966 with a gig by Pink Floyd & Soft Machine. Venue for the first "Greaser Truckers Party" and a pivotal site in the London underground/psychedelic music scene until 1976. Now home to various mainstream arts/entertainment organisations.||09/15/2005||289|
|Docklands is the semi-official name for an area in the east of London, England, comprising parts of several boroughs (Southwark, Tower Hamlets Newham and Greenwich) in Greater London. The eponymous docks were formerly part of the Port of London, at one time the world's largest port. They have now been redeveloped principally for commercial and residential use (from Wikipedia).||05/26/2006||581|
|Underground galeries for the defense of Maastricht, the oldest city in Holland|