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|President was a steamboat which currently lies dismantled in St. Elmo, Illinois. Originally named Cincinnati, it was built in 1924, and is the only remaining "Western Rivers" style sidewheel river excursion steamboat in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.|
Its home ports have been Cincinnat...
|In 1749 Johann W. von Goethe was born in this small building in the city of Frankfurt. Goethe was one of the paramount figures of German literature and European Neo-Classicism. |
Goethe, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany,
(28 August 1749 22 March 1832) was a German novelist, dramatist, humanist, scientist, philosopher, and for ten years chief minister of state at ...
|Many beautiful and interesting points along the Rhine |
|Campus Bockenheim of the J. W. Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.||09/17/2005||289|
|Campus Westend of the J. W. Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany||09/17/2005||339|
|A not normaly designed bridge over the river rhine.|
The pylons of the bridge were cutted, because the bridge is placed very closely to the international airport in Düsseldorf.
|Airplane near Bonn over the Rhine River||08/17/2006||396|
|In the first century the Romans raised a couple of military camps on the left side of the Rhine to protect the empire against the german tribes. One of them is Castrum Novaesium (Neuss) lying on the river Rhine opposite to Duesseldorf.||10/31/2005||1,038|
|Overlay west east in the rhine valley near Karlsruhe.||10/04/2005||903|
|The North Rhine Westphalian government building(the landtag) and next to it the Rhine Tower, Dusseldorf`s Television Tower, featuring the world largest decimal clock.|
Live Webcam from the top of the Tower:
|big ship on rhine river near müllheim/germany||10/05/2005||372|
|Festung Ehrenbreitstein is a fortress on the same-named mountain on the right side of the Rhine opposite to the town of Koblenz. It was built as the backbone of the regional fortification system, Festung Koblenz, by Prussia between 1817 and 1832 and guarded the middle Rhine region, an area that had been invaded by French troops repeatedly before. The fortress was never attacked.||07/31/2005||458|
|Rheinorange is the name of the 1992 in Duisburg Neuenkamp established sculpture at the delta of the Ruhr into the Rhine. It was manufactured by the Cologne sculptor Lutz Fritsch from steel. It is 25 m high, 7 m broad and 1 m deep. The costs of the production amounted over 400.000 DM.|
The name Rhine orange is a wordplay that comes from the RAL color space system developed in 1927 by Reich...