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The Viceregal Powers in Villa de Reyes

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, Mexico.
En esta casa residieron los poderes Virreinales del 20 de febrero de 1606 al 08 de octubre de 1826 Municipales de esa fecha al 15 de Septiembre de 1899 H. Ayuntamiento Constitucional 2012-2015 English translation: In this . . .

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Otto Township Roll Of Honor

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Otto, New York.
[left panel] Otto Township Roll of Honor Abbey, Anthony; Allen, Rollin; Aust, Walter; Barver, Raymond; Behmer, William; Bird, Dorothey; Bird, George; Borden, Eugine; Brege, Karl; Brege, Lawrence; Brege, William; Brown, . . .

(War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Missouri Pacific Today...

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Out of Gould's efforts and despite being disconnected from some links in his system, the Missouri Pacific ultimately flourished in the first half of the 20th century. Through consolidation, leases and further construction, . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

The Pacific Railroad of Missouri: Audacious Dreams & Harsh Realities

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
19th century St. Louis was lucky. Its strategic location along some of "nature's highways," namely the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, turned the region into a center of commerce. By mid century, steamboats had become a . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Politics • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

#103

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Built by the Electro-Motive Division of GM as part of "the diesel that did it", the four unit demonstrator locomotive that proved the efficiency of diesel power compared to steam. Number 103 is a 16 cylinder, 567 series . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#2727

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
2-8-4 Kanawha (or Berkshire) type freight locomotive built by ALCO, THE 2727 weighs 850,000 lbs. is 105' 1 7/8" long, has a roller bearings on all of it's axles and could generate more than 5,000 h.p. Donated in 1957 by the . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Leon Grange

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Leon, New York.
Leon Grange has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014 by the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#4006

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Built in 1941 by the American Locomotive Company at a cost of $265,000.00 number 4006 is one of 25 "big boys," the largest successful steam locomotives ever built, with a total weight over 600 tons. It is 132'9 1/4" long, . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#900081

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Designed and built by the Union Pacific Railroad in the Omaha Shop, this rotary snowplow is the heaviest ever built weighing 367,400 lbs. Its cutting wheel could throw snow far to either side of the track as it was pushed . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#6944

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
The Centennials were built between 1969 & 1971 by the Electro Motive division of General Motors Corporation. The name "Centennial" honors the anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869. . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#95589

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Made from a steam locomotive's "whale back" tender by removing the fuel tank and placing the plow on the water tank which was filled with rock to weigh it down. The plow would push it through the snow. Donated in 1995 by the . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Leon United Methodist Church

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Leon, New York.
Leon United Methodist Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 by the United States Department of the Interior

(Churches & Religion) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#3607

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near St. Louis, Missouri.
Built by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors for $284,000.00, this SD-45 heavy freight locomotive has a model V-20 turbo charged engine. This model has 20 cylinders and is the first V-20 engine ever made which was . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#J13218

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near Ballwin, Missouri.
Built by the Austin-Western Company, this gasoline powered road roller shows the transition from the earlier steam powered roller design to internal combustion power. This equipment was used to compress the soil and crushed . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

#3 "Aerotrain"

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near Ballwin, Missouri.
One of the two experimental demonstrator "Aerotrains" (#2 and #3) built by GM with a new light weigh construction and low center of gravity concept, powered by 1,200 h.p. futuristic locomotives. Initially in mainline . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lockheed T-33 A Shooting Star

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near Ballwin, Missouri.
Not long after the end of hostilities in World War II, the United States found itself once again in the position of retooling its military aviation programs, this time as a result of the dawn of the jet age. The . . .

(Air & Space • War, Cold • War, Korean) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First African Baptist Church

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Savannah, Georgia.
First African Baptist Church (FABC) traces its roots to 1773 and the organization of a congregation at nearby Brampton Plantation by Rev. George Leile. Under the leadership of Rev. Andrew C. Marshall (3rd pastor), the . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Dickmann Building

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The Dickmann Building placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior December 30, 1999 Constructed 1926 Architects - Wedemeyer & Nelson Developer - Bernard F. Dickmann . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Willys Building

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St. Louis, Missouri.
This building, designed by the firm of Mills, Rhones, Bellman and Norhoff, was built by the Willys-Overland Co., to serve as the St. Louis distributorship for Willys Overland and Willys-Knight automobiles. Overland Auto Co., . . .

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

Honor Roll

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Leon, New York.
[left panel] Honor Roll World War I Richard Cooper, Harlow Millman, Rolland Ackler, Clifford Waite, Frank Colleton, Mark J. Hall, Gleason Sheldon, E.W. Cooper (Gold Star), Robert Dow, Alva Baker, Elton Cooper, John Little, . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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