Entertainment - Pirate Radio Ship Runs Aground - Radio Caroline
A wave crashing against the bows of the pirate music station, Radio Caroline, aground in rough waters between Frinton and Holland-on-Sea, where she blown by gale-force winds during the night. Five disc jockeys taken off by breeches buoy were among those rescued from vessel earlier in the day.
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British Railways - Steam - Trains - Flying Scotsman - 1888
'The Flying Scotsman', probably the world's best known train, celebrates it's centenary today (Monday) and here is the train as it passes Holloway Station (closed in 1915) between King's Cross and Finsbury Park. It is being drawn by a Great Northern Railway Stirling 8-footer No.53 (built in 1875).
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Battersea Power Station Silhouette
25th January 1954: Battersea power station in London.
With dimensions of 160m x 170m, the roof of the boiler house 50m tall, and its four 103m tall, tapering chimneys, the station is a massive structure. The building comprises of two stations – Battersea ‘A' and Battersea ‘B', which were conjoined when the identical B section was completed in the 1950s, and it was the world's most thermally efficient building when it opened.
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