• Factories,  India

    Bengal Enamel Works LTD

    Bengal Enamel Works Limited had a large factory just outside Calcutta. They produced a long row of enamel signs and products. The Indian army bought their Enamel plates from Bengal Enamel Works, and the factory also produced the “ESSO Elephant…

  • The remains of the Kinzua bridge
    Pennsylvania,  Trains, Tracks and Stations

    Kinzua Bridge

    The Kinzua Bridge was hailed as the “Eighth wonder of the world”, when it was built in 1882. Back then it was the tallest bridge in the world. A record it only held in two years. The original bridge was…

  • Castles, Forts and Military complexes,  England

    RAF Stenigot

    RAF base built in 1938, and was a part of the “Chain Home Network” during the second world war. In the beginning the radar consisted of eight tower antennae. Four transmitters and four receivers. There were used to detect incoming…

  • Michigan,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Monohansett

    A 49m long wooden bulk freighter, built in 1872, as a double decked wooden bulk freighter, and christened Ira H. Owen.It was built by Linn and Craig in Gibraltar, Michigan.In 1882 it was rebuilt as a single decked lumber carrier,…

  • Japan,  Powerplants

    Fukushima

    Fukushima is a Japanese prefecture, with a population of almost 2.000.000 inhabitants, but didn’t get much attention before the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake” and the following tsunami, that ultimately resulted in a partial nuclear meltdown at the “Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power…

  • Infrastructure,  Sweden

    Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant

    The Swedish nuclear powerplant Barsebäck lies a short distance from Malmö, and is visible from the danish capital Copenhagen. The powerplant was built in the 1970’s, and in 1974, 1200 people were involved in the construction. The powerplant was shut…

  • Mines,  Oklahoma

    Bertha Rogers

    The Lone Star Producing Company’s oil exploratory hole, Bertha Rogers, was 9.583 metres deep, and the worlds deepest hole between 1974 and 1979, where the Soviet Union broke the record with the Kola Superdeep Hole. The drilling was done with…