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|A former aircraft hangar, now part of terminal facilities at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. It is amongst the earliest surviving examples of airport buildings in the United Kingdom. It was built by Sir A.J. Cobham with Sir J.Burnet and Partners as an aircraft hangar in the late 1930s. It has a steel superstructure with brick cladding. It features large hangar doors between brick piers, with sto...||09/30/2008||607|
|The MIchigan Theatre, in Detroit, is one of the amazing old structures built during the golden ages of the motor city, and then sort of abandoned. It's interior seems like a baroque french Theatre, but it was closed in the late 80's and then reopened as... parking, but a main part of the old structure still remains, so that you can see cars parked under the stage and all its paintings. As anoth...||03/09/2009||619|
|Seawind Barclay Curle is a British shipbuilding company. The company was founded as Barclay Curle and Company, Limited at Whiteinch in GlasgowGlasgow in 1884.|
During the First World WarWorld War I the Barclay Curle yard built several Insect class gunboatInsect class gunboats for the Royal NavyRoyal Navy.
The company ceased building ships in its Glasgow yard in 1968...
|P&O Ferries (formerly P&O European Ferries) is a constituent company of DP World (which took over its parent company, the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) in March 2006). P&O Ferries is registered in Dover, Kent. P&O Ferries also operates a number of routes in the Irish Sea under the name P&O Irish Sea.||11/13/2006||448|
|The J.A. Jones Construction Company, a construction engineering firm originally established in North Carolina, was founded in 1890 by James Addison Jones, subsequently becoming one of the major construction firms of the South. The J.A. Jones Company wasn't a shipbuilding company originally, but had established a reputation for good management, which led the USMC to consider the firm as a suitab...||03/02/2007||525|
|The largest man-made hole in Africa is located 360 kilometres north-east of South African capital, Pretoria. The Palabora copper mine was excavated open-cast for 38 years: the end-result is easily visible from space: the pit now approaches 2000 metres in diameter and 762 metres deep (more than 230 metres beneath sea level).|
In 2002 owner Rio Tinto declared the pit's depth meant surface e...
|A large number of the original cars are still on the road after over 25 years; most estimates put it at 6,500 cars surviving out of just over 9,000 built. There is an active enthusiast community around the cars, with strong owners' clubs. A number of businesses were set up after the demise of the DeLorean Motor Company to provide parts and service, and most of those are still in existence. In p...||09/25/2009||696|
|The Beriev Aircraft Company is a Russian aircraft manufacturer (design office prefix Be), specializing in amphibious aircraft. The company was founded in Taganrog in the 1934 by Georgy Mikhailovich Beriev (born February 13, 1903), and since that time has designed and produced more than 20 different models of aircraft for civilian and military purposes, as well as customized models. Today the Co...||08/24/2006||644|
|This is the headquarters of Scottish Widows Life Insurance Company. The building was built in the late 1990s although the company was founded in 1815.||01/03/2007||334|
|Several rows of bricks are layed into the tarmac to act as the start/finish line at Indionapolis Motor Speedway.||10/03/2009||1,072|
|The first VIP A380 delivered to the Saudi-Arabian investment company. They are at the Airbus plnt in Toulouse-Blagnac.|
There are 3 other A380 Airbusses, one in their own colour sceme and two being prepared.
|Skytech Helicopters, is a Belgian helicopter company operating heavy lift helicopters in different countries, the company is known for pioneering the commercial operations of the Mil MI 26T in Western Europe from 1992.||12/17/2009||2,856|