• Energy – Just Facts

    * Two common measures of energy are British thermal units (Btu) and joules. All forms of energy can be expressed in these units. One Btu is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water from 39 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. One joule is the amount of energy needed to lift one hundred grams (3.5 ounces) upward by one meter (3.3 feet) while on the surface of the earth.

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  • Ossett Textile Mills - Rags, Mungo and Shoddy

    Ossett's Textile Mills. When you look at any old pictures of Ossett, especially those pictures taken from the outskirts of the town, an enduring feature is the sheer number of smoking mill chimneys that punctuate the skyline.

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  • Backtrack Volume 32 (2018) - Steamindex homepage

    LNER Kl Class 2-6-0 No.62021 at Alnwick station with the branch train to Alnmouth on 10th May 1966. G.F. Bloxham. front cover . Backtrack through the looking glass.

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  • Press Releases | GE Power Generation

    View the latest press releases from GE Power Generation.

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  • PORT PHILLIP - MAINFRAME

    SHIPWRECKS of PORT PHILLIP and THE RIP. Enter hereto bring up frames page with book codes if not already loaded.. It appears to have been Lt. John Murray in the Lady Nelson who first sailed through the notorious Rip into Port Phillip on 14 February 1802, naming it Port King in honour of the governor of New South Wales - who renamed it Port Phillip after the first governor.

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  • Baker Perkins in the Bakery Business

    Loftus Perkins went on, in 1874, to design a horse-drawn steam oven to feed troops on the march. Fifty-six of these ovens, known to the British Tommy as the ‘Polly Perkins’ had been supplied to the British Army, others being purchased by the Prussian and Spanish governments.

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  • David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 63 - RAIL ...

    (Above) When BR's fleet of new diesel railcars ousted steam from local services, an irreverent band of steam enthusiast nicknamed the diesel upstarts as 'Bug Carts' which was about as insulting as one can get!Here a 2-car Metro-Cammel dmu approaches Shipley station on the Skipton to Bradford service at 5.30pm on Saturday 16 May 1964. The photo was shot at 1/250sec at f5.6 on a Fed 11 camera ...

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  • ALUMINPRO Consultants Page

    Responsible for analytical portion of Kaiser's "40-year mining plan" which began in 1977. This included training and supervising lab techs in "wet" and instrumental analysis, day-to-day management of project, and data-basing/reporting results.

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  • Abbreviations List by FakeNewspapers.com

    Fake News Papers Fake News Videos . A Few Abbreviations....

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  • Home Heating using paraffin Inverter heaters | Electric ...

    Hi Margo, Paraffin, is certainly harder to source nowadays, compared to years ago, when many households routinely used it for heating and lighting, and there was a self service style pump on most local petrol station forecourts.

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  • Military Terminology, Jargon and Slang - USS Hancock

    1MC - The basic one-way communications system on a vessel. Reaches all spaces on a ship. Used for general announcements, and to transmit general alarm system signals.

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  • head | Definition of head in English by Oxford Dictionaries

    1 The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs.

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  • River Wey & Navigations : More about Godalming, Surrey

    WEY MANY TWINS It seems that there may be 'something in the water' in Godalming , or at least that's what many mums in the area are saying. "I'm told Godalming has the highest population of twins in Surrey," said Melanie Wiseman of the twins and multiples club based at the Wharf Children's Centre.

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  • The Site for information on Keels and Sloops in the Humber ...

    Messrs R.S. Abbott & Co., Lime Street, Groves, Hull. "Shamrock" Schooner built in 1863 for R. Gillian, Middlesborough, for the Stockton coastal trade. 76 tons 74 x 18 x 9 ft. Captain J. Longstaff (1870). Built 1863 - 'Shamrock' Schooner, official No. 47054, registered Middlesborough, 77 tons for Robert Gillian, Middlesborough. 1880 registered Glasgow for Robert Gillian, Glasgow. 1890/1910 ...

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  • The Sunderland Site Page 083 - searlecanada.org

    SUNDERLAND SHIPBUILDERS CO. SUNDERLAND SHIPBUILDING COMPANY, LIMITED OF SOUTH DOCK. It would seem that in about 1960, a brief history booklet was privately published entitled 'Slipways to Success', the story of the 'Sunderland Shipbuilding Group'.

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  • OPEC according to the EIA » Peak Oil Barrel

    OPEC publishes monthly production data for all OPEC nations in their Monthly Oil Market Report.The data crude oil production only and does not include condensate. I have found the data to be highly accurate and any errors are corrected in the next month’s report or the month following that.

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  • Backtrack Volume 12 (1998) - Steamindex homepage

    Number 1. Class 5 4-6-0 No 44874 climbs past Carnforth East Junction with express to Leeds in mid-1960s. Joe Richardson. front cover Snowbound at Dent - An 8F buried up to its smokebox. 3 B&w illus. 48149 in January 1963.

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  • Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

    The Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves is a public-private initiative to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.

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  • The Sunderland Site Page 079 - searlecanada.org

    Names of just a few of the vessels constructed by Short Brothers of Sunderland - in a table in build date sequence. Clearly in business a very long time indeed.

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  • Liquefied natural gas - Wikipedia

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas (predominantly methane, CH 4, with some mixture of ethane C 2 H 6) that has been cooled down to liquid form for ease and safety of non-pressurized storage or transport.It takes up about 1/600th the volume of natural gas in the gaseous state (at standard conditions for temperature and pressure).It is odorless, colorless, non-toxic and non-corrosive.

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  • Glossary of nautical terms - Wikipedia

    This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th centuries.See also Wiktionary's nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English.See the Further reading section for additional words and references.

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  • Gates of Vienna

    As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from Unzensuriert.at:

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  • Royal Navy, including Administration, 1961-1970

    1 9 6 5 . Administration . Joint Anti-submarine School at Londonderry closed.

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  • Chapter 1 - POTENTIAL POLLUTANTS, THEIR SOURCES AND …

    The most common and widespread danger associated with drinking water is contamination, either directly or indirectly, by sewage, by other wastes, or by human or animal excrement.

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