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train explosion North Korea (overlay)

train explosion North Korea (overlay)

The Ryongchŏn disaster was a train disaster that occurred in the town of Ryongchŏn, North Korea near the border with China on April 22, 2004.
The disaster occurred when a flammable cargo exploded at the railway station at about 1300 local time (0400 UTC). The news was broken by South Korean media outlets, which reported that up to 3,000 people had been killed or injured in the ...
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Port Chicago Disaster 1944

Port Chicago Disaster 1944

Just before 10:20 p.m. on July 17th, 1944, the worst home front disaster of WWII, occurred at a Naval pier in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Five thousand tons of ammunition in ships being loaded by black sailors exploded, sending a blast more than 12,000 feet into the sky.

The explosion destroyed the pier, a train, and both ships, instantly killing everyone aboard ...
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Disaster City at College Station

Disaster City at College Station

Located in College Station, Texas, this $7.7 million, 52-acre training facility was created by the Texas Engineering Extension Service. Disaster City® is a mock community utilizing full-scale, collapsible structures designed to simulate various levels of disaster and wreckage which can be customized for specific training needs in Urban Search and Rescue. Disaster City® features full-size, colla...
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Hillsborough Stadium

Hillsborough Stadium

Here is where Sheffield Wednesday FC play football in my home town of Sheffield, UK. This is where the incredibly saddening 'Hillsborough Disaster' happened on April 15th, 1989 that resulted in the loss of 96 lives. The match was an FA Cup Semi Final between Liverpool and Nottignham Forest FC's. Personally, this disaster is one of those times that indelibly marks itself as knowing exactly where...
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Stockport Air Disaster

Stockport Air Disaster

Stockport Air Disaster was the crash of a Canadair C-4 Argonaut aircraft owned by British Midland Airways, registration G-ALHG, near the centre of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England on Sunday 4 June 1967. 72 of the 84 aboard were killed in the accident. Of the 12 survivors, all were seriously injured. It currently stands as the fourth worst disaster in British aviation history.
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Site of Sago Mine disaster

Site of Sago Mine disaster

Site of worst mining disaster in the U.S. since 13 miners were killed by an explosion at a mine near Brookwood, Alabama, in December 2001, and the worst in West Virginia since 1968's Farmington No. 9 Mining Disaster, which resulted in the passage of the Mine and Health and Safety Act of 1969.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sago_Mine

Located at:
38° 54′ 4...
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Memorial of Manchester United disaster of 1958

Memorial of Manchester United disaster of 1958

The Munich air disaster took place on 6 February 1958, when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at the Munich-Riem airport in Munich, West Germany. On board the plane was the Manchester United football team, nicknamed the Busby Babes, along with a number of supporters and journalists. Twenty-three of the 44 passengers on board...
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Train from Sylt

Train from Sylt

When you want to visit Sylt by car you have two ways. Either go to Romo in Denmark and take the ferry to List or you can take the train.

You drive your car up on a train waggon and is driven to the train station on Westerland on Sylt or Niebüll on main land and cross the Hindenburg-Dam.
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Local train, RNV Mannheim

Local train, RNV Mannheim

You can see a local train from the MVV (Mannheimer Verkehrsverbund) between Mannheim and Heddesheim, called Line 4. The train is a Lowerfloor-train from Düwag Type MGT 6.
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TGV - the highspeed train

TGV - the highspeed train

Here you can see the TGV near Marseilles. The TGV is the fastest train of France an Europe. A really elegant and beautiful train.
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BNSF Freight Train

BNSF Freight Train

I followed the railroad tracks and came upon this train just east of Essex,MT. This area is part of the Marias Pass which is one of the featured routes in Microsoft Train Simulator. These tracks are also used by the Amtrak Empire Builder passenger train. U.S. Hwy. 2 is also shown which parallels the tracks though Montana. Use the controls to get the full effect of the mountainous scenery.
Rating of 401/21/2007898Google Earth Logo
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Oosterschelde Barrier

Oosterschelde Barrier

In 1953, Zeeland was devastated by a flood disaster even worse than the one in New Orleans.
After this disaster, the Netherlands closed almost all the sea-openings, to protect the lowlands.
The Oosterscheldebarrier is a 9km (5.6-mile) hydraulic wall with sluice-gate doors that are normally left open to protect the area's delicate tidal habitat.
Rating of 3.33333333301/22/2006414Google Earth Logo
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