A Bering Strait crossing is a hypothetical bridge and/or tunnel spanning the relatively narrow and shallow Bering Strait between the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia and the Seward Peninsula in the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Alaska Railroad runs from Seward through Anchorage, Denali, and Fairbanks to North Pole, with spurs to Whittier and Palmer (locally known as "The Railbelt"). It carries both freight and passengers throughout its system, but only runs daily passenger service in the summer to accommodate tourists and a more limited weekly passenger service in the winter primarily for residents.
US Plywood #11, Stacy Street Yard, Seattle, July 15, 1961. I found this beauty in transit from Kosmos, Washington to her new home at the University of Washington.
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The Arctic Circle is the parallel of latitude that runs 66° 33' 39," or roughly 66.5°, north of the Equator.Approximately 15,000 kilometers (9,300 miles) to the south is the Antarctic Circle, of equal diameter to and parallel to the Arctic Circle as well as equally distant from the Equator.
Plans have been unveiled for an ambitious new transport route through Russia with a mega road and high-speed rail network to link Asia with Europe.
166 The original "Salmon Capital of the World";Karluk was Alaska's original salmon boom town long before Ketchikan By DAVE KIFFER - Long before Ketchikan "appropriated" the title of Salmon Capital of the World in the 1920s, another Alaskan community was indeed the salmon capital of the world.
A new quarter in the heart of Lund, which, with its own shops and urban spaces, a cinema and a large green courtyard, creates a mini-city with its own unique identity, where everyday life, good communities and proximity to green surroundings can be enjoyed
China’s 1st middle-to-low speed maglev rail line safely operated for one year
Blue Peter heads Glasgow-Aberdeen train near Stonehaven. front cover. col. illus.: 60532 in 1966, by Derek Penney. Forward retrospectively... Trevor Ridley. 3. The publisher's view of the excellence of his product with a hint that his heart was really elsewhere.
KAMY series of Roadheaders offers the best cutting performance in a wide range of rock formations. Equipped with geometrically optimized transverse or longitudinal cutter heads, these flexible machines can be used to excavate subway tunnels, road tunnels, railway tunnels and water tunnels without using explosives.