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Big it up for the OSI

I don’t know whether there is any official award scheme for contributions to historical research but, if there is, I reckon Ordnance Survey Ireland should get one. 147 more words


Sweden: Grain silos at Norrtalje Harbor (1959)

The demolition of the large grain silos in the harbor is in full swing. But the first to be demolished is Lantmännen’s old warehouse, where Kurt Strömberg worked for almost 50 years and saw the silo towers built.. 20 more words

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UK: Brunel's 172-Year-Old Tunnel Project to Become London’s Newest Performance Venue

Courtesy of Tate Harmer Nearly two hundred years after construction first began, and 150 years after being formally closed to the public, Isambard Kingdom

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Morant Bay Courthouse & Fort

This fort built around 1758 it overlooks the harbour & was originally designed to house 9 cannons & a barrack. It was later dismantled & its stones are thought to be used to construct the courthouse. 137 more words