Aerial photo of the Umschlagplatz. Warsaw's "Danziger Bahnhof" (Danziger Station) was located approximately 1 km north of it. Both the Warsaw ghetto and the city itself was provided with goods by this trading centre, which remained operational even during the deportations.
Annotated vertical aerial photograph taken during a 'Circus' operation by No. 2 Group aircraft, showing an attack on the power station at Comines, France. Explosions and smoke are rising from direct hits on the boiler house, the pump house and the circulating water pipes of the power station (bottom). Direct hits on workers' houses can also be seen within the marked rectangle (middle). 24 Brist...
Vertical aerial photograph taken during a 'Circus' operation by No. 2 Group aircraft, showing smoke rising from direct hits on the generating plant of the power station at Pont-a-Vendin, France, during an attack by 18 Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs drawn from Nos. 18 and 139 Squadrons RAF.
The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany in Warsaw, then former capital of Poland located in the territory of General Government during World War II. Between 1941 and 1943, starvation, disease and deportations to concentration camps and extermination camps dropped the population of the ghetto from an estimated 450,000 to approximately 71,000. In 1943 t...
This is a very large coal burning power plant in eastern Kazakhstan, with what is reported to be the tallest chimney in the world (420m). There should be another station very similar nearby, called GRES-1, although I can't locate it myself. This power station is just north of the worlds largest open-cast coal mine, the Bogatyr mine.
Lots Road Power Station became operational in 1905 (it was claimed at that time to be the largest power station ever built) and would eventually power most of the railways and tramways in the Underground Electric Railways group (later London Underground). It was shutdown in 2002 and is being converted into shops restaurants and apartments.
The William H. Zimmer Power Station, located near Moscow, Ohio, was originally intended to be a boiling water reactor type of nuclear power plant. Although once estimated to be 97% complete, poor construction and quality assurance (QA) led to the plant being converted to coal-fired generation. Today, the plant is generates 1400 gross MWe and 1300 net MWe. Zimmer Power Station is the largest sin...
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