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|This is Roslyn Place in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh PA. It is the last known wooden street in the US.
The book "GREAT STREETS" by Allan Jacobs discusses this street in Pittsburgh.||12/30/2007||971|
|The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...||11/19/2009||1,125|
|This museum was started in 1919 by the grandfather of the present owner, who preserved part of the trench system that remained in what the British Army called Sanctuary Wood. The wood got its name in the First Battle of Ypres in 1914, when men separated from their regiments came to this wooded area - a safe area away from the main fighting, a place of 'sanctuary' - to await to rejoin their unit...||09/18/2009||423|
|Dudley Wood Stadium on Dudley Wood Road in Dudley, West Midlands, England was opened in 1947 and was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway. The stadium was demolished in 1998 by the new owners (Barratt Homes), despite not receiving planning permission for their home development project.|
|Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. At its maximum, the slope of Baldwin Street is approximately 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) - that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre.|
|Traditional cheese factory in Brazil. Its main product is a creamcheese called 'Catupiry'. Recently, the pack of this cheese was replaced by plastic - in old times, was in wood composite. Placed in Bom Retiro district, at Barra do Tibagi street, next of UniBan college.||01/12/2006||281|
|This small area of woodland was taken by German troops in 1914, and during the winter of 1914/15 a system of trenches was constructed in the what the Allies called 'Croonaert Wood', but which the Germans named 'Baynerwald' ('Bavarian Wood') as it was Bavarian units which had first been stationed here. Adolf Hitler had served here in 1914/15, and was awarded an Iron Cross close by, while working...||09/18/2009||472|
|Wikipedia: Lombard Street in San Francisco, California, an east-west thoroughfare that runs from The Presidio, through the Cow Hollow neighborhood, and through the Russian Hill and Telegraph Hill neighborhoods, before terminating at The Embarcadero.|
Lombard Street is best known for this one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sha...
|The Battle of Polygon Wood, 25-27 September 1917, was part of the wider Third Battle of Ypres (First World War). It came during the second phase of the battle, in which General Herbert Plumer’s Second Army was given the lead. Plumer replaced the ambitious general assaults that had begun the battle with a series of small attacks with limited objectives – his “Bite and hold” plan. These attacks i...||11/04/2008||975|
|The worlds largest wood pile created from trees downed in cyclone Gudrun.|
|Wood trunks for a woodworking industry||10/02/2005||336|
|Fields Of The Wood Bible Park is a christian theme park west of Murphy, NC. Her, among others, you can see the worlds largest 10 Commandments.|