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|World War 2-era view of Newport. |
This field was built during the WW2 era as the largest of 16 satellite landing fields which supported primary flight training at Grosse Isle Naval Air Station.
The date of construction of Newport NOLF has not been determined, but the earliest depiction of the field which has been located was a 1942 map, which labeled it as "Newport F...
|The worlds largest wood pile created from trees downed in cyclone Gudrun.|
|Worlds largest dog sleigh you can see at Ilulissat Airport.|
It's 23 meters long (75.5 ft), 3 meters wide (9.8 ft).
1994 it was adopted in Guiness Book of World Records after a ride of 110 meters (361 ft) with 108 passengers pulled by 260 dogs.
|This is the worlds largest 6 pack of beer in La Crosse, Wisconsin. http://www.worldslargestthings.com/wisconsin/sixpack.htm||05/17/2009||939|
|In Avesta you can se Worlds largest Dalecarlian horse. It's 13 meters tall (42.65 ft.) and made of concrete.||02/16/2010||531|
|The worlds largest office chair sits in Anniston, Alabama. It is a total of 31 feet high and 21 feet wide. It weighs 20,000 pounds and was designed by Jim Gordon for Miller's Office Furniture.|
|The world's largest tire - 80 feet tall and 12 tons - is located in Allen Park, Michigan just east of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The giant tire originally served as a Uniroyal sponsored ferris wheel at the 1964-65 Worlds Fair in NY, NY. Twenty-four gondolas circled the tire carrying nearly two million people.||08/01/2005||1,378|
|Sculptors work on worlds largest sleeping Buddha statue Wednesday in Yiyang County of East Chinas Jiangxi Province. The gigantic rock work, whose construction started on May 1st,2002, measures 68-meter-high and 416-meter-long||09/16/2005||674|
|The World's Largest Ketchup happens to be a 170 ft. water tower that looks quite like a 1949 catsup. Located in Collinsville, Illinois.||04/09/2006||482|
|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|Ore docks located in Two Harbors near Duluth, Minn. ( GE4 version )||02/09/2007||1,401|
|The Newport Transporter Bridge spans the River Usk in Newport, South Wales.|
It was built in 1906 and by designed by a French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin
Following a £3 million refurbishment, the bridge reopened in 1995 and continues to operate today.
It can carry 6 cars and 120 passengers.
The height of the towers is 74 metres and the h...