Sunset View of City Council Building and Hillbrow Tower (JG Strijdom Tower), Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
City of Johannesburg is considered Africa's economic powerhouse, and contentiously as a modern and prosperous African city. It is the hub of South Africa's commercial, financial, industrial, and mining undertakings. Johannesburg is part of a larger urban region. The Hillbrow Tower (JG Strijdom tower) is a tall tower located in the suburb of Hillbrow in Johannesburg, South Africa. At 269 m (883 ft), it has been the tallest structure and tower in Africa for 40 years, and it was also the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere until 1978
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Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics
Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics.
The new stainless steel steam locomotive has been introduced on the Burlington Railroad in America to battle with diesel electric locomotives of the same line to determine which is the King of the rails.
Weighing 400 tons loaded, the stainless steel locomotive is said to have a cruising speed of 100 to 125 miles an hour. The diesel electrics used by the same line on the Chicago-Denver run away 216 tons, have been clocked at 122 miles an hour .
Photo shows, the new stainless steel steam locomotive.
22 April 1937
Project that appears in a catalog of ceramic factory
Project that appears in a catalog of ceramic factory Hijos de Jaime Pujol y Bausis'. Wainscot n... 30. By Spanish modernist architect Antonio Maria Gallissa Soque (1861-1903)
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