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|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||388|
|Picture of the Terminus Station "Hyde St and Beach St" of the San Franciso Cable Car|
including a turntable
|New Street is Birmingham's main railway station, and was constructed between 1846 and 1854. The station was completely re-built in the mid 1960s.||09/18/2005||421|
|KDD Pacific Link is 109 m in overall length and 7,764 tons in gross tonnage, and has accommodations for a crew of 58. The ship features such high-performance ship control equipment and cable handling equipment as Dynamic Positioning System and a computer-controlled cable engine for paying out the submarine cable. The ship can hold approximately 4,500 km of cable at a time and engage in cable la...||05/06/2010||517|
|Wikipedia: Lombard Street in San Francisco, California, an east-west thoroughfare that runs from The Presidio, through the Cow Hollow neighborhood, and through the Russian Hill and Telegraph Hill neighborhoods, before terminating at The Embarcadero.|
Lombard Street is best known for this one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sha...
|The Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site, better known simply as Fort Taylor, (or Fort Zach to locals), is a Florida State Park and National Historic Landmark centered on a Civil War-era fort located near the southern tip of Key West, Florida. ||04/06/2007||510|
|This station at the danish westcoast was renamed by local residents many years ago. Before it was called Vejlby station.||05/28/2006||384|
|Main Street Station (downtown)was purchased at $16.5 million and remodeled at a cost of $45 million. Features include a hotel, casino and microbrewery with a turn-of-the-century Victorian atmosphere. Antiques and museum-quality reproductions adorn the property||05/28/2006||255|
|Unfortunately, the GE image doesn't do this stunning bridge justice. There is, however, a nice photo available on the Wikipedia site.|
The Alex Fraser Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Fraser River and connects Richmond with North Delta in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia. The b...
|The Warsaw Uprising Museum is to be located in the buildings of the former tramway power station, at 28 Przyokopowa Street. It was built in 1904-1905 on a building lot at the corner of Grzybowska and Przyokopowa Streets, with its pediment facing the latter. It is situated in the immediate neighbourhood of Towarowa Street – an important traffic artery.||11/18/2009||590|
|Built for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the Wanamaker Pipe Organ at the Lord & Taylor department store is the largest playable musical instrument in the world.||01/16/2006||299|
|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...