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|This is all about railroads in the Capital District (Albany area) of New York State, You can "fly" around the area and see the various railroads. Much of this site deals with the "Castleton Cutoff", a huge project in the 1920's that created the giant Selkirk Yard. Stop while "flying" and see the various rail attractions. Historically, the two major railroads in the area were the New York Centra...||02/15/2006||591|
|All about the railroads that ran around Utica, New York.|
Railroads are coded as follows:
"A" = Adirondack & St Lawrence Div
"D" = Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
"M" = Mohawk Division (mainline NY Central)
"N" = New York, Ontario & Western
"W" = West Shore
See the Utica Railroad Page
|Previously the Viking capital of Denmark, today Jelling is a small village. It is the site of the burial mounds of King Gorm the Old of Denmark and his wife Thyra, parents of King Harald Bluetooth.||03/07/2007||475|
|In Smedegade, Aeroskobing, you can see the smallest house in Denmark. It's called Dukkehuset, the doll house. When you stand next to it you know why.|
It's 26 m2 and housed years ago a family of 8. Today it's used as holiday apartment.
It's also one one the most photographed houses in Denmark.
|The railroad that operated to Cape Cod was part of the |
New York, New Haven & Hartford. It went all the way to Provincetown. Except for short lines and tourist railroads, there isn't much left except a rich heritage. Ride the route of the railroad all around Cape Cod. Based on a 1955 Employee Timetable.
|Experience how forms of communication have developed from the days of Christian IV to today’s Internet and mobile telephones. The exhibitions take you on a thrilling journey through time, dipping into the most important and exciting episodes in the history of communications in Denmark. An audio section, where you can listen to living personal stories from the past, has lately expanded the exh...||03/16/2008||392|
|Locations of the fortesses of Aggersborg, Fyrkat, Nonnebakken, Eskeholm and Trelleborg in Denmark, and Borgeby and Trelleborg in Sweden.|
The ringfortresses were all build in the years 980 to 981 during the danish King Harald Bluetooth.
Today they are still a mystery what the exact purpose was.
On the hack of both Trelleborgs can be seen a photo how they look...
|This is the soccer golf lane Near Sikeborg. The first of it's kind in Denmark.|
Soccergolf is a mix of soccer and golf. Instead of a golfball you use a soccerball. You have to bring the ball through some hurdles before you bring it in the hole in less kicks.
Today there are 8 lanes around Denmark.
The game was created in Sweden.
|House owned by owner of the danish bedroom and interiour shops Jysk, Dänisches Bettenlager in Germany.|
He is the 7th. richest man in Denmark with an approximately fortune of 16 Billion DKK.
The first shop he opened on April 2nd. 1979. Today he runs 93 shops in Denmark and og around 1,550 shops in 32 countries worldwide and has around 14,000 employees.
|The Herlufsholm School and Estate, commonly known as Herlufsholm Kostskole is a private school (privately funded ) for boys and girls (since 50s), founded in its current form in 1565 by Admiral Herluf Trolle and spouse Birgitte Gøye.|
The school is located at the river Susåen near Næstved, about 90 minutes south of the capital of Denmark Copenhagen. Being one of the eldest boardin...
|Skamlingsbanken at Christiansfeld is the highest point in South Denmark with 113 meters.|
1843 it became national site and fiests were held for the danish national feeling.
In the center is a pillar remembering the danish cause but 1863 it was blown up by prussians but re-rised 1866. You can still see the damages from the blow up. Beside the pillar is the flag pole with the danish ...
|1893, when the southern part of Denmark was german territory from 1864 until 1920, the german residents of the area bought this hill near Aabenraa. It was at that time 93 meters high and one of the highest points in the area.|
1895 a huge memorial for the german Chancellor Bismark was errected. It stood here until the 16th august 1945 when it was blown away. 1955 the remains where...