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|The explorers left edge of civilization here in Vincennes, Indiana in 1802, and ventured across the semi-mighty Wabash river on their way to the Pacific. Their two-year journey, the first overland to the Pacific Coast, is recorded in many histories (Wikipedia link).||08/09/2005||297|
|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...
|Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link or Bandra Worli Sea link is a cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete viaduct approaches, which links Bandra and the western suburbs of Mumbai with Worli and central Mumbai, and is the first phase of the proposed West Island Freeway system. The bridge was dedicated to the public on 30 June 2009 by Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, although only 4 ...||05/24/2011||335|
|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||587|
|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
|Huáscar is a small armoured turret ship, similar to the monitor type. She was built in Britain for Peru and had a significant participation in the War of the Pacific against Chile before being captured and commissioned within the Chilean Navy. Today she is one of the few surviving ships of her type, has been restored and is currently commissioned as a memorial ship. ||03/23/2007||506|
|The Battle of Cable Street or Cable Street Riot took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police Service, overseeing a legal march by the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley, and anti-fascists, including local Jewish, socialist, anarchist, Irish and communist groups. The majority of both marchers and counte...||06/19/2009||439|
|The cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground and capsized 13 January 2012 off the island of Isola del Giglio, having leftthe port of Civitavecchia earlier that evening at the beginning of a seven-day cruise around the Mediterranean.|
The ship finally came to rest in about 25 fathoms (150 ft; 46 m) of water at an angle of heel of about 80°. The ship has a 50-metre (160 ft) gash on ...
|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||462|
|Last station of Cable Car||08/24/2005||331|
|This network link provides a 3D model of a cruise ship at the current position of many ships worldwide (Google Earth v4 required). You can see information about the route and even webcam images (if available) by clicking on the logo above the ship model.||03/05/2007||4,004|
|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