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There are three main crossing points on the border:
1. the northern Erez Crossing into Israel,
2. the southern Rafah Crossing into Egypt,
3. the eastern Karni Crossing used only for cargo.
Other cargo crossing points are the Keren Shalom Crossing on the border with Egypt and the Sufa Crossing.
|An aerial reconnaissance picture made by USAF during WWII.|
This picture shows the heavy damage caused by air-raids in 1944 and 1945. About 87% of the city was destroyed.
The left of the two bridges in the north of the pic is a railroad-bridge crossing the River Mosel, the right one is the Balduin bridge, the one of the oldest river-crossing-site of Koblenz.
|The Ford Motor Company was Green Island's (upstate New York) largest employer from 1923, when Henry Ford opened a plant in Green Island, until 1988, when the plant closed.|
While rail service to this plant was furnished by the Delaware & Hudson Railroad, there was a connection to the Troy & Schenectady branch of the New York Central Railroad.
This is a pictorial "tr...
|Here's a look at the strangest airport I've ever seen. The airport is built on a small peninsula going perpendicular so it is built out over the water. In order to get past the airport, cars have to drive over the main strip of the runway. There looks to be railroad crossing style drop-down gates at each end of the crossing road.|
You can see more close-ups of the road/runway at h...
|The Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad ran from Hawleyville to Litchfield in Connecticut. It was owned by the New Haven Railroad and went out of business in the 1940's. The path of the railroad can still be seen.||10/04/2005||890|
|In this file you can see all the railroad lines the has been in Denmark and the lines of today, including the S-Train lines of Copenhagen. Also the railroad ferries are shown.|
Many of the stations of the different lines are today used as private houses.
Three colours of icons are used:
Green: Stations of lines today.
Yellow: Station buildings of closed stati...
|This is the most used Highway-crossing in germany, the Kamener Kreuz in the northeast of Dortmund.|
The crossing was redesigned in 2005/2006. This shot was ong time ago and all directions are now build with three lanes per direction.
Every day more than 160.000 cars and trucks using this crossing.
|that is the reason why the road crossing the airport-runway is closed and the cars have to wait (see airport about 6 km in the west)||07/31/2005||701|
|The famous Shibuja Crossing.|
Shibuya, considered the center of Japanese youth culture, boasts one of the world's busiest pedestrian crossings, the Scramble Crossing in front of the Hachikō exit of Shibuya station.
|The Border checkpoint Helmstedt–Marienborn (German: Grenzübergang Helmstedt-Marienborn), called Grenzübergangsstelle Marienborn (GÜSt) (border crossing Marienborn) by the German Democratic Republic (GDR), was the largest and most important border crossing on the Inner German border during the division of Germany. Due to its geographical location, allowing for the shortest land route between Wes...||11/01/2009||705|
|A derailment in February, 2006, pointed out the importance of railroad bridges to Montreal. Montreal is an island and has six railroad bridges that carry freight, commuters and long distance passengers. ||02/28/2006||620|
|5 September 1944 |
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...