During the second world war there was a barrage balloon testing station here and this large shed was used to store the balloon. A large number of different trials and experiments took place here and nearby.
RAF Pengam Moors (also known as RAF Cardiff) was a Royal Air Force station and maintenance unit (MU), located on the Pengam Moors area of Tremorfa, 2 miles south east of Cardiff city centre in Wales from June 1938 to January 1946.
Prior to RAF service the site served as a private aerodrome later called Cardiff Municipal Airport. After World War II the airfield reverted to private...
The Farakka Barrage, constructed by India in 1974, only a few miles from Bangladesh border, is a water resource development project. The Farakka barrage is a low height dam, constructed mainly to divert water from the main channel of Ganges-Padma river that flows through Bangladesh into the Hoogly-Bhagirathi channel for irrigation services and the resuscitation of the Hoogly port in Kolkata.