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  • 08/14/18--11:33: Battery Locomotive
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    Battery locomotives were the work horse of locomotives used in the Homestake Mine. Every operating level had at least one locomotive and up to 4 or 5 locomotives. These locomotives hauled ore trains, miners to the work area, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lead, South Dakota.
    This gas-powered locomotive was operated as a tramway locomotive, hauling ore in the Trojan Mining District, west of Lead. The mines serviced by this locomotive were the Clinton, the Two Johns, and the Trojan. The ore from . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--11:36: Indian Agency Cabin
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    Built in 1862 this cabin was part of a thriving complex of agency buildings in this area of the Nez Perce reservation. The cabin was probably the residence of an agency employee. In period photographs, agency buildings stood . . .

    (Government • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--11:48: Spalding Mission
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    Yesterday reached this desirable spot, where we expect to dwell the remnant of our earthly pilgrimage. As yet our dwelling is an Indian lodge ... for there is no preparation for building yet. -- Diary of Eliza Hart Spalding . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--11:49: Compressed Air Locomotive #9
  • Lead, South Dakota.
    Homestake Mining Company Locomotive Number 9 was purchased in 1907 from the H.K. Porter Company of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. The H.K. Porter number for this locomotive was 3847. This locomotive is powered by compressed air. . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--11:57: Spalding Home Site
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    and original fireplaces of Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding and Elisa Hart Spalding

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:00: John Durang
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:08: West India Dock North Quay
  • , United Kingdom.
    West India Docks — a first for London Opened on 27th August 1802, West India Docks were London’s first purpose-built cargo handling docks. They were the largest structure of their kind in the world at that time, placing . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:08: Robt Milligan
  • , United Kingdom.
    To Perpetuate on this Spot The Memory of Robert Milligan A Merchant of London To Whose Genius, Perseverance and Guardian Care The Surrounding Great Work Principally Owes It’s Design, Accomplishment and Regulation. The . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:08: Britain's Oldest Brewer
  • , United Kingdom.
    A Brief History of Britain's Oldest Brewer Records show that Faversham was first associated with brewing as early as 1147, when King Stephen founded the town's abbey which contained a brewhouse that produced ale for the . . .

    (Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:08: Greenwich Foot Tunnel
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Greenwich Foot Tunnel is situated beneath the River Thames and connects Cutty Sark Gardens in the Royal Borough of Greenwich to the south, with Island Gardens in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the north. It is a . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:08: Clearwater River
  • near Lapwai, Idaho.
    For thousands of years the river scene at this village site hardly changed. The stream was full of fish, served as a trade route for neighboring tribes, and attracted wildlife to this green corridor. While the river fostered . . .

    (Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:09: Greenwich Foot Tunnel
  • , United Kingdom.
    This tunnel constructed by the London County Council was opened in August 1902. Sir John MacDougall chairman of the Council; Lord Monkswell vice chairman; Henry Clarke deputy chairman; Col F. Sheffield chairman bridges comm; . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:09: The Ferry House
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Ferry House Circa — 1722 Welcome to the oldest pub on the island plying its trade since 1722. The location is near the old ferry point across to Greenwich. The ferry point had been around since at least 1330 known . . .

    (Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:09: The Colour Makers
  • , United Kingdom.
    Dockland Heritage The Colour Makers You are standing on the Wharf of what was once a colour factory, where the raw materials of chemical colours were manufactured for use in the making of paints, printing inks, plastics, . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    near Lapwai, Idaho.
    Father had a small grist mill near the house -- a great improvement over their (the Nez Perce) mortars and pestles. --- Eliza Spalding Warren To power the gristmill that stood at this site, Henry Spalding directed some Nez . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:38: Father Wilhelm Janauschek
  • , Austria.
    Der Ehrwürdige Diener Gottes Pater Wilhelm Janauschek Redemptorist wurde hier, Spiegelgasse 4 Am 19. Oktober 1859 geboren Er starb in Wien, im Ruf der Heiligkeit am 30. Juni 1926. Das St. Klemens Hofbauer-Komitee zum 90. . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:49: Old Jail
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
    The Lancaster jail was located a half block to the north from 1753 to 1851. The last remaining Conestoga Indians were held here in protective custody in 1763. They were killed by a vigilante group, the Paxton Boys. No arrests were made.

    (Colonial Era • Law Enforcement • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
    Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre December 27, 1763

    (Colonial Era • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 08/14/18--12:53: Bate's Brigade
  • near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Bate's Brigade Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brigadier General William B. Bate. September 19, 1863, 3:30 p.m. 58th Alabama - Colonel Bushrod Jones. 37th Georgia - Colonel A.F. Rudler. 4th Georgia Battalion . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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