Cerro Aucanquilcha, Chile, is one of those places where hell sometimes releases its surplus building material through a volcano. So huge is that deposit of sulfur, that it was deemed worth to tap, even if the stuff has to be brought down from 6000m altitude with the highest arial ropeway to a sulfuric acid plant (deemed for copper processing at Chuquicamata, see mining branch). The workers drov...
This was the main bicycle shop of the Wright Brothers. Some say the fourth, others the fifth. The brothers opened two in the year 1895. this one and a branch store at 23 West Second Street. The branch store was closed in 1896, the main in 1897.
This railroad operated between Utica and Binghampton with a branch to Richfield Springs. Originally, it was the Delaware Lackawanna and Western. Then it became Erie Lackawanna , then Conrail. It is now operated by New York, Susquehanna and Western. Click on each stop for information.
Cheyenne Mountain, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters.
View includes the Cheyenne Mountain Airforce Station (CMAFS, NORAD) entrance tunnel. On any given day, approximately 1,400 people work in the base inside the Mountain (they enter through the tunnel you can see, or other tunnel entrances). Note several "blacked out" areas around the base and the mountain i...
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