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  3. Northern Pacific Railway - Wikipedia

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    1⁄2 in ( 1,435 mm) standard gauge. The Northern Pacific Railway ( reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest. It was approved by Congress in 1864 and given nearly forty million acres (62,000 sq mi; 160,000 km 2) of land grants ...

  4. Burlington, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    Burlington is a city in Alamance and Guilford counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.It is the principal city of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Alamance County, in which most of the city is located, and is a part of the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point CSA.

  5. Ice trade - Wikipedia

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    Ice trade. The ice trade, also known as the frozen water trade, was a 19th-century and early-20th-century industry, centering on the east coast of the United States and Norway, involving the large-scale harvesting, transport and sale of natural ice, and later the making and sale of artificial ice, for domestic consumption and commercial purposes.

  6. Glossary of North American railway terms - Wikipedia

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    High cube (US) A boxcar whose vertical clearance is excessive Hog law The federal hours-of-service law that forbids certain classes of railroad employees, including those operating trains, from working longer than a certain time after reporting for duty, currently 12 hours Hogger A locomotive engineer

  7. Buildings and architecture of Brighton and Hove - Wikipedia

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    Brighton and Hove, a city on the English Channel coast in southeast England, has a large and diverse stock of buildings "unrivalled architecturally" among the country's seaside resorts. The urban area, designated a city in 2000, is made up of the formerly separate towns of Brighton and Hove, nearby villages such as Portslade, Patcham and ...

  8. Santa Ana, California - Wikipedia

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    Santa Ana was the home of the original Glenn L. Martin aviation company, founded in 1912 before merging with the Wright Company in 1916. Later, Glenn Luther Martin created a second company of the same name in Cleveland , Ohio which eventually merged with the Lockheed Corporation to form the largest defense contractor in the world, Lockheed Martin .

  9. East End of London - Wikipedia

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    The East End of London, often referred to within the London area simply as the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London and north of the River Thames. It does not have universally accepted boundaries to the north and east, though the River Lea is sometimes seen as the ...