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|This giant blue crane collapsed on 21st of April 2005 - Luckily the crane driver was only injured||12/10/2007||780|
|The Finnieston Crane is a crane and landmark in Glasgow. Once the largest crane in Europe it is now disused but is retained as an symbol of the city's engineering heritage. |
The crane was commissioned in 1926 by the Clyde Navigation Trust, the operators of the port and dock facilities in Glasgow. It was built in 1931 by Cowans, Sheldon & Company of Carlisle and assembled at the S...
|Sefton Junction derailment, 2007 |
In the early hours of the morning of 17th January 2007, two diesel locomotives hauling a Melbourne to Brisbane freight train derailed at Sefton junction in the western suburbs of Sydney. Diesel fuel was spilt from the leading locomotive. Following the derailment, the accident crane used to lift the leading locomotive (a QR National CLP class), to...
|Yellow Crane Tower is an historic tower, often rebuilt, that stands on Snake HillYellow Crane Tower itself is a famous tower at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan, central China. Tourists can obtain a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.||11/22/2006||540|
|July 19, 2008 - Houston ó One of the nation's largest mobile cranes collapsed at a Houston oil refinery Friday, killing four workers and injuring seven others in the latest of several fatal accidents that have raised concerns about the safety of construction cranes. |
The 30-story-tall crane, capable of lifting 1 million pounds, fell over at a LyondellBasell refinery in southeast ...
|Selfdriving crane with a lifting capacity of 8700 to was ordered in 1990 by the Storebślt Group for installing construction parts of the western part of the ÷resund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark.|
In 1994 and 1995 the crane was rebuilt, the lifting capacity increased from 6500 to up to 8700 to.
|5 tugs pushing and pulling this waterbourne crane. ||12/06/2008||794|
|A stationary, yellow crane (the kind that can also drive) lifting a huge, circular, steel framwork (diameter approx 65 ft).||10/06/2006||619|
|During the middle of the 19th century the Government of Victoria voted the sum of £5000 for the construction of a large equatorial telescope to be erected at the Melbourne Observatory, Australia.|
The construction of the grand instrument was entrusted to Mr.Grubb, F.R.S., of Dublin, Ireland. At the commencement of the year 1868 the telescope was completed.
The Great Melbourne teles...
|Here you can see the most important sites of Melbourne. Furthermore the 10 tallest buildings of this city are marked.||01/11/2006||549|
|The famous M.C.G. Melbourne, Australia||10/05/2005||516|
|One of the four cranes that Adolf Hitler demand to made in 1941. These were the biggest cranes in the world during the World War II and they were tooked by the Allies (United States, UK and Russia) when the war ended, as war treasures. |
The "TITAN" crane was moved to California where she stayed 50 years, and then in 1999 the crane was brought to serve in the Panama Canal, and tod...