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  2. Wanamaker's - Wikipedia

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    The Wanamaker's Grand Depot opened in time to service the public visiting Philadelphia for the American Centennial Exposition of 1876, and in fact resembled one of the many pavilions at that world's fair because of its fanciful new Moorish facade.

  3. Photovoltaic power station - Wikipedia

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    A photovoltaic power station, also known as a solar park, solar farm, or solar power plant is a large-scale grid-connected photovoltaic power system (PV system) designed for the supply of merchant power.

  4. Electrical telegraph - Wikipedia

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    At the family home on Hammersmith Mall, he set up a complete subterranean system in a 175-yard (160 m) long trench as well as an eight-mile (13 km) long overhead telegraph. The lines were connected at both ends to revolving dials marked with the letters of the alphabet and electrical impulses sent along the wire were used to transmit messages.

  5. U2 360° Tour - Wikipedia

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    Commercial performance The U2 360° Tour was the highest-grossing tour of 2009, with earnings of over $311 million for the year's 44 shows, [114] and around 3 million ticket sales. [49] Due to the high costs to operate the tour, U2's profits were minimal.

  6. Home improvement - Wikipedia

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    Home or residential renovation is an almost $300 billion industry in the United States, and a $48 billion industry in Canada. [full citation needed] The average cost per project is $3,000 in the United States and $11,000–15,000 in Canada. Professional home improvement is ancient and goes back to the beginning of recorded civilization.

  7. Buildings and architecture of Brighton and Hove - Wikipedia

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    The London–Brighton railway reached the coast in 1841, and westward and eastward links were soon built from Brighton railway station.This was built in 1841 to David Mocatta's Italianate design, then added to in 1882–83 when H.E. Wallis added the dramatically curved train shed and F.D. Banister made further alterations, creating a building "entirely characteristic of the greater Victorian ...

  8. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office - Wikipedia

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    The technology used to collect data also improved with the first commercial use of multibeam survey technology in 1977; HMS Bulldog undertook the first side-scan sonar of Mount's Bay, Cornwall, in 1987. The work has since been continued by the Bulldog-class survey vessels which form the "Hydrographic Squadron".

  9. East London line - Wikipedia

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    A triumph of civil engineering, it was a commercial failure and by the 1860s it had become an unpleasant and disreputable place. [10] The tunnel was the most easterly land connection between the north and south banks of the Thames, close to the docks on both banks of the river, and was not far from mainline railways at either end.