a sett, also known as a block, belgian block or sampietrini, is a broadly rectangular quarried stone used in paving roads and walkways. formerly in widespread use, particularly on steeper streets because setts provided horses' hooves with better grip than a smooth surface, they are now encountered rather as decorative stone paving in landscape architecture.
foster yeoman bought the derelict marston house, a grade ii* listed building, near frome, in 1984. the mansion dates in part from the early 17th century and has 106 rooms. the mansion dates in part from the early 17th century and has 106 rooms.
the wire-ding mill, too, was established by entrepreneurs from kusel. the wireworks is now out of business, and the building itself has since been torn down. in 1872, the municipality reached an agreement with the railway for the use of the quarry to mine ballast and crushed stone in altenglan for railway and road building. beginning in 1952 .
the löwenmensch figurine or lion-man of the hohlenstein-stadel is a prehistoric ivory sculpture discovered in the hohlenstein-stadel, a german cave in 1939.the german name, löwenmensch, meaning 'lion-human', is used most frequently because it was discovered and is exhibited in germany. the lion-headed figurine is the oldest-known zoomorphic animal-shaped sculpture in the world, and the .
moshulu was made famous by the books of eric newby.at the age of 19, he apprenticed aboard the moshulu, joining the ship in belfast in 1938 and sailing to port lincoln in australia with a load of ballast stone in 82 days, a good passage for a windjammer. 'moshulu' took 4,875 tons of bagged grain on board in port victoria and began her return voyage to ireland in the spring of 1939.
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gema is organized according to vereinsrecht german law of association . it directly represents some 3,300 composers, lyricists, and music publishers as full members, along with approximately 6,400 more as members with sharply restricted rights and another 55,000 authors who have entered into a deed of assignment with gema without fulfilling the professional requirements for full membership.
list of shipwrecks: 13 march 1876 ship country description france united kingdom the barque was in collision with the brig eliza b united kingdom in the bristol channel off oxwich, glamorgan and sank with the loss of a crew member. survivors were rescued by eliza b.
stollen german pronunciation: ˈʃtɔlən or is a fruit bread of nuts, spices, and dried or candied fruit, coated with powdered sugar or icing sugar.it is a traditional german bread eaten during the christmas season, when it is called weihnachtsstollen after 'weihnachten', the german word for christmas or christstollen after christ
berghain german pronunciation: bɛɐ̯k.haɪn is a nightclub in berlin, germany. it is named after its location near the border between kreuzberg and friedrichshain in berlin, and is a short walk from berlin ostbahnhof main line railway station.
little germany, bradford, is an area of particular historical and architectural interest in central bradford, west yorkshire, england.the architecture is predominantly neoclassical in style with an italian influence. many individual buildings are listed, and little germany is also protected as a conservation area.
in that same year, the municipality of rammelsbach concluded an agreement with the railway for using the yield from the quarries. henceforth, stone would be quarried for railway ballast and crushed stone for roadbuilding, and also for making paving stones. in 1902, more than 900 people were working at the quarry, among them many women, too, who .
the formation comprises the subgrade and a layer of sand or stone dust often sandwiched in impervious plastic , known as the blanket, which restricts the upward migration of wet clay or silt. there may also be layers of waterproof fabric to prevent water penetrating to the subgrade. the track and ballast form the permanent way. the term foundation may be used to refer to the ballast and formation, i.e. all man-made structures below the tracks.
geography location. pfeffelbach lies in the heart of the westrich, an historic region that encompasses areas in both germany and france, at the edge of the preußische berge 'prussian mountains' in the western palatinate.among these mountains, one within pfeffelbach's limits, the herzerberg, is the district's highest peak at 585 m above sea level.on this mountain are both a lookout platform .
in that same year, the municipality of rammelsbach concluded an agreement with the railway for using the yield from the quarries. henceforth, stone would be quarried for railway ballast and crushed stone for roadbuilding, and also for making paving stones. in 1902, more than 900 people were working at the quarry, among them many women, too, who were expected to perform heavy work as surely as the men were.
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the welded track was to be laid on six to twelve inches 15 to 30 centimetres of crushed stone ballast, although this was not always achieved, and the bearing capacity of the formation was not always taken into account, leading to some spectacular formation failures.