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|The Bridge crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. It was originally called the MacArthur Bridge, but it was destroyed in a flood in 1915. In 2000, the bridge was restored and renovated. The bridge features four lions atop the sides of the bridge.||07/04/2007||669|
|Széchenyi Lánchíd or Széchenyi Chain Bridge is one of the most famous bridges of Budapest, Hungary. It connects Buda and Pest (the west and east side of the capital) across the River Danube.|
Its two ends are Roosevelt square (with the Gresham Palace and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and Adam Clark square (the Zero Kilometre Stone, and the lower end of the Budapest Funicular,...
|First breeding in captivity of Berber lions - Neuwied Zoological Gardens, Germany.
News: For the first time in Germany a successful breeding of Berber lions has occured, in Neuwied zoo. On presenting the two as-yet-unnamed cubs, zoo director Heinrich Klein called it "a sensational success."
The species has been considered extinct, in the wild, ever since the 1940's...
|Novy most (The New Bridge) is well know as Most SNP (Bridge of SNP), which was former name of the bridge. Special for this bridge is it's restaurant that looks like an UFO. It's name is Bystrica but unfotunately nowadays you can't have lunch there because it's closed.||10/21/2005||773|
|Famous for the lions lining its stone steps, and the view overlooking Cape Town, it's a popular spot for picnics and just hanging out by the locals. |
It was used in the "Jesus" film (Bruce Marcchiano) - scene with the Pharisees on the "temple steps", including one or two brief background bits of the lions.
|This place is the eternal home of the Lions (Galatasaray SK) of Turkey. It was in 2000 this finest team of the nation brought the UEFA Cup from Kopenhagen to this magnificent arena of soccer, where the European so-called giants (Real, Manchester, Barcelona, Dortmund, etc.) had a real good beating.||08/27/2005||546|
|Float planes docked in Vancouver, BC|
Structure next is the Convention Centre with two criuse ships tied up.
Zoom to the left to see the Lions Gate Bridge.
Piles of yellow stuff are sulpher.
Head south a bit and you will see log booms in the river.
|Historical bridge in Duluth,MN. This bridge began as an aerial transfer bridge, the first of only two such bridges ever constructed in the United States. Originally built in 1905, the bridge was upgraded in 1930 to the current lifting design and continues to operate today. The bridge can be raised in 55 seconds and goes up 25-30 times daily during busy parts of the shipping season. The span is ...||01/23/2007||715|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|Triad Buildings - Lion Statues|
The Triad Office Complex in the "Denver Tech Center" has copies of famous statues of lions (including Barbary Lions) in its central park area.
|Aioi Bridge was a nationally known T-shaped bridge with girders extending from its central section to Jisenji-no-hana (now, the north end of Peace Memorial Park). The bridge was the target of the atomic bomb. The bomb missed slightly, exploding 300 meters from the bridge in the air over Shima Hospital. |
It was reconstructed after the war and replaced in 1983 by a newer, again T- ...
|Built in 1961, the Runcorn Bridge is a bridge of steel construction which crosses the River Mersey linking the towns of Runcorn and Widnes. It is the longest bridge of its type in the United Kingdom. The bridge is the first (road) crossing of the Mersey after the two toll tunnels at Liverpool. ||03/13/2006||449|