The giant 150-ton cantilever fitting-out crane was erected around 1907 on the west side of the fitting-out basin of the Clydebank Shipyard. It was one of the first shipyard cranes to be designed and built by Sir William Arrol & Co and has been designated a B-listed structure by Historic Scotland, in recognition of its historical significance.
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...
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.
July 19, 2008 - Houston — 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 ...
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...
James Walter Braddock (June 7, 1905 – November 29, 1974) was an Irish-American boxer who held the world heavyweight championship.
Fighting under the name James J. Braddock (ostensibly to follow the pattern set by two prior world boxing champions, James J. Corbett and James J. Jeffries), he was known for his powerful right hand, granite chin, and his amazing comeback from a flound...
Here is a missile boat in dry dock, with the missile tube doors opened or removed. You can see the size difference compared to the attack sub in the next dry dock. There are a lot of ships at this port. Subs, cruisers, aircraft carriers, etc.
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