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|Victoria Road Prison is a former prison, located on Victoria Road in Douglas, capital of the Isle of Man. Victoria Road Prison was the first purpose-built prison to be constructed on the Isle of Man, and held prisoners from April 1891 to August 2008 when the new Isle of Man Prison opened.|
|The Magic Roundabout in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England is the familiar name given to a complex road junction also known as the Moor End or Plough roundabout. The name comes from a similar junction in Swindon, whose name is derived from the children's television series The Magic Roundabout. |
It was constructed in 1973 to reduce the congestion at the original standard layo...
|One of several points along the Military Road where the cliff edge is just getting too close to the road. Combined tidal and weather erosion has already caused this road to be re-routed several times. The road was originally a straight Roman road, the foundations of which can be seen in places in the cliff face.||03/04/2006||785|
|The ancient road of Tibirke is from the Iron Age (500BC - 0) and is 100 meters long and 3 meters wide.|
Under the road was found another road which was dated back to 2800 BC. Pillows for a bridge was found too. That road was 150 meters long.
The road appeared 1943 through turf digging.
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|It's as if they ran out of money while building this road so they just stopped. Cause these cars are driving on dirt, not road...||10/18/2006||846|
|In a country with not many good roads, here's a new road in hi-res. This road stretches on for over 200 miles. ||01/24/2009||465|
|The Transfăgărăşan (trans (over, across) + Făgăraş) or DN7C is the highest and most dramatic paved road in Romania. Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run North to South across the tallest sections of the Carpathian Mountains, between the highest peak in the country, Moldoveanu, and the second highest, Negoiu. The road connects ...||02/21/2010||631|
|The Chain of Craters road ends here due to lava flows covering the road.||07/29/2007||1,978|
|Near the village of Hardinvast, to the south of Cherbourg there is a V1 site , possibly the last of the "ski" to be partly constructed.|
At the end of 1943 when the Gestapo took control of both the V1 and V2 programmes, they decided that these larger sites were a liability as they were being visited by both British and American bombers.
The site is also built with local b...
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnÕt in the way much...||12/20/2006||691|
|A 3 trailer road train in Australia. Check http://outbacktowing.tripod.com/ for cool pictures of road trains.||08/09/2006||571|
|Active stand alone sport car road courses. This file does not include road courses that are part of oval tracks (i.e. Daytona, Homestead, etc.)||09/27/2008||1,332|