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The last part of the runway and the ancient control tower of the Munich-Riem Airport that was used from 1939 to 1992. Today there is the convention center Messestadt Riem.
|Coit Tower on Telegraph hill in San Francisco has provided visitors, and locals, with impressive views of The City since its completion in 1933.|
Lillie Hitchcock Coit, philanthropist and admirer of the fire fighters at the 1906 earthquake fire, left funds to The City for beautification of San Francisco.
Those funds were used for the construction of the 210 ft. tall a...
|Very distinctive from the road- features a round tower that resembles a Air Traffic Control Tower, which originally was a restaurant, currently in use as offices. The tower is called The Pennine Tower. An employee of Forton said that the Pennine Tower closed after complaints that it looked like an UFO when lit up at night and was distracting- (Sounds like an urban myth, but its a great tale, It...||01/23/2007||338|
|An abandoned fire lookout tower on top of Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest mountain in South Dakota, located in the Black Hills National Forest. The peak is the highest point east of the Rocky Mountains in mainland North America. The elevation of the peak is 7,242 feet (2,207 meters).||08/14/2007||650|
|In the 14th century it may have been a being awake tower for the Castle Linn for which the loopholes or arrow slit and the three fire-places speak on the inside. As mill the tower is mentioned for the first time in 1575. ||07/30/2006||417|
|1. US Bank Tower|
2. Aon Tower
3. Two California Plaza
4. Gas Company Tower
5. ARCO Center
6. 777 Tower
7. Wells Fargo Tower
8. Figueroa at Wilshire
9. Bank of America Tower
10.Paul Hastings Tower
|This is set on a steep hill overlooking the sea, the 4 guns (2 in 1941, 1 in 1942, 4th post-war) in a line stepped one above the other. A defended barracks and stores was set in a hollow behind the hill, giving underground tunnel access to the fire control tower and all four gun positions. |
The guns had been sealed in their emplacements with concrete so all one could see from the...
|For all Mythbusters fan`s|
Old Flight control tower at the former Hamilton AAF where "Buster" flies a plywood parachute.And from the tower Adam,S try to fly use a piece of plywood as a wing(.He slides under a wire of course)
|The new Godley Head battery was the largest defence work undertaken in the South Island since the building of Fort Jervois, some 54 years earlier. The design was a direct copy of those used at the Motutapu and Palmer Head batteries. The new Godley Head battery's primary purpose was counter bombardment with a secondary one of supporting the examination battery at Battery Point. Counter bombardme...||10/15/2006||516|
|The coast battery "Henningsen" (established in Fortress "Zachodni") was in service between 1940 and 1945 and consisted of four 150mm canons.|
In 1941, a concrete fire-control tower was constructed on the west wing of the fortress.
In May 1945, the garrison was evacuated.
The fortress today:
The defence work is nowadays a museum with exhibit...
|A German coast battery stands on the island of Wolin and defended the bay of Pomerania against assaults from sea.|
Battery "Goeben" is constructed between 1938 and 1939 and consisted of a fire-control tower (see picture) and three 283 mm canons.
In 1940, these canons were dismantled and brought to Norway.
Battery "Goeben" today:
|This tower is the 4th tallest telecommunication tower in the world (behind CN Tower (Toronto), Ostankino Tower (Russia) and Oriental Pearl Tower (Shanghai)).|
It has an observatory on the 276m/905f level and also a revolving restaurant.