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|Last station of Cable Car||08/24/2005||335|
|Wikipedia: Lombard Street in San Francisco, California, an east-west thoroughfare that runs from The Presidio, through the Cow Hollow neighborhood, and through the Russian Hill and Telegraph Hill neighborhoods, before terminating at The Embarcadero.|
Lombard Street is best known for this one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sha...
|A waterskier leaving the wake at the Sheffield Cable Waterski Centre Situated in Rother Valley Country Park in Sheffield. Open to the public throughout the summer months and offering waterskiing and wakeboarding on the cable from beginner to advanced levels. |
The Cable Ski
The easiest way of describing how the cable ski works is by comparing it to a snow ski lift, it's su...
|The lower and upper stations of the Schauinsland aerial cable car near Freiburg. It is the longest aerial cable car of Germany (3.6 km).||04/05/2006||594|
|Although captive balloons belong to the oldest of aircrafts, the HighFlyer is a marvel of modern technology. With its 23 metre diameter, the balloon has a volume of 6,400 cubic metres - twice as much as that of the local Alster indoor swimming pool! |
Filled with helium (non-flammable), the balloon is capable of lifting 4.5 tonnes - more than enough to lift up its own weight, that...
|Picture of the Terminus Station "Hyde St and Beach St" of the San Franciso Cable Car|
including a turntable
|The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...||10/25/2005||2,160|
|Sutong Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Yangtze River in People's Republic of China between Nantong and Changshu, a satellite city of Suzhou, in Jiangsu province. With a span of 1,088 metres (3,570 ft), it is the cable-stayed bridge with the longest main span in the world. Its two side spans are 300 metres (984 ft) each, and there are also four small cable spans||08/18/2009||472|
|The Battle of Verdun was a major battle of the Western Front in World War I. The battle was fought between the German and French armies between February 21 and 19 December 1916 around Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeast France. It resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and about half a million wounded. It was the longest battle of World War I, and the second bloodiest after the battle of...||08/03/2005||1,167|
|Battle Abbey is a partially ruined abbey complex in the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. The Abbey was built on the scene of the Battle of Hastings and dedicated to St. Martin.|
|The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...||11/19/2009||1,425|
|This cable car goes from Stuttgart-Hesslach to the Waldfriedhof (Cemetary in the forest) and was opened 1929.|
It climbs up to an altitude of 90 meters (985 feet).
Because it goes to the cemetary it soon got a nick name, Witwen-Express (widdow-express).
It has two waggons made of teak