Blythe Bay in the suburbs of Wilmington, NC. In the 1940's this was all farmland, and the huge "Carolina bay" was quite visible in aerial photographs. In today's GE imagery, the bay is not discernible in spite of its being over a mile wide and nearly two miles long. Now that LiDAR derived DEM mappings are available, the bay again is visible in its glory.The following quoted from Henry Savage: "...
These are long, long trains (most exceeding a mile in length I'd guess)outside of Harrisburg, PA, USA. Follow the tracks and Susquehanna River northward to see a small Lady Liberty and a very long stone RR bridge.
Several motorcycle speedway teams operated from 1950 until 1997 in Long Eaton, England. Teams have raced at the Station Road Stadium as the Long Eaton Archers, Long Eaton Rangers, Nottingham Outlaws and the Long Eaton Invaders. The Invaders returned in 2011, with home meetings taking place at Leicester Lions' track.
Grønsalen or Grønjægers Høj is located near Fanefjord Church on the Danish island of Møn. Some 100 meters long and 10 meters wide, it is Denmark's largest long barrow and is widely recognised as one of Europe's outstanding ancient monuments.
Long Island Arena (also commonly known as the Commack Arena) was a 4,000-seat indoor arena in Commack, New York from 1959 until 1996. The Long Island Ducks of the Eastern Hockey League, a popular team in the small community, called the Arena home from 1959 until the league folded in 1973, one year after the New York Islanders came into existence. The Long Island Cougars (an affiliate of the WHA...
Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. The speedway is actually located several miles south of Joliet proper, just off Illinois Route 53 between Joliet and Wilmington, Illinois. It currently has a capacity of 75,000 people. Since its inaugural season in 2001, the Chicagoland Speedway has became an unexpected and significant draw for major NASCAR and I...
This is what is written in Chinese ideograms on a mountain, near the city of Hami, Xinjiang region, China.
The "Mao zhuxi wanwansui", in English: long live chairman Mao, is nearly 400 meters long, and, in fact, is a point of reference for flights in this dryness area.
I bumped into this train with container wagons by accident near Nisku, AB, Canada. I measured this train and it looks like it is almost 2 kilometres long (about 1950 meters). There's got to be more trains as long as or longer (2km+) than this one in GE.
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