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  ladder
The bed ladder of the aerial was raised by cranking a long screw which forced up the ladder.
Also, the aerial ladder was probably not raised pneumatically, but rather had a spring-assist to raise the bed ladder.
Ladder 1 was being used in front of central station to drill in 1926.
www.houstonfiremuseum.org /apparatus/aerial.htm   (764 words)

  
  Ladder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ladders with fiberglass stiles are used for working on or near overhead electrical wires, because fibreglass is an electrical insulator.
This enables the ladder to clear overhanging obstacles such as the eaves of a roof, and increases the safe working height for a given length of ladder.
A ladder is also used on the side of a boat, to climb into it from the water, and in a swimming pool.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ladder   (598 words)

  
 Step Ladder::Loft Ladder::Ladders
Ladders are essential in many home-repair tasks like cleaning and painting the walls, climbing the trees and to reach the out of way objects on shelves or cupboards.
Roof Ladders is a ladder used to access infrequently visited area such as roof and other storage areas.
Whether you want ladders that can simply give you a little extra height for cleaning your downstairs windows, or you`re in the trade and need a reliable tool to boost your height on building sites, Aluminium Step Ladders can give you a lift when you find yourself flat on the ground.
www.mrladdertower.co.uk   (1040 words)

  
 Ladder Company 1
Ladder Company #1 was organized in 1846 in the quarters of Engine 2 on Main St, near Windsor.
This aerial ladder truck was all hydraulically-mechanically operated, one of the first of its kind in North America.
Firefighter Charles A. Jones of Ladder Company 1 died on Aug. 27, 1968 as a result of injuries sustained in the collision between the apparatus and a tractor trailer truck as the Company was responding to a fire at Box 211.
www.cambridgema.gov /CFD/ladder1.cfm   (1217 words)

  
 Ladder Company 2
Ladder Company #2 was organized in 1873 in a wooden building at Cambridge and Portland Streets but at this time, no men were assigned to the company.
Ladder 2 moved in to the new fire house  at 386 Portland Street in 1887.
Ladder 2 was the last company in the city to become motorized.
www.cambridgema.gov /CFD/ladder2.cfm   (356 words)

  
 ladder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The concepts of the American Dream and climbing “the ladder” of success have been around since the founding of the U.S. Great effort has been taken to espouse the traditional thought that a little hard work and sweat can move an individual up the “ladder” to great power and even greater riches.
The issues pertaining to inclusion in or exclusion from the group are first addressed by the title The Outsiders, the central piece for this unit.
Write and illustrate a children’s story whose theme concentrates on “climbing the ladder”; ideas developed from this unit will play a key role in the stance taken during the story.
www.wsu.edu /currents/units/ladder.htm   (2985 words)

  
 Sensei's Library: Ladder
Ladders may span a large part of the board.
Such a stone which stops a ladder from working is called a ladder-breaker.
The Chinese term for "ladder", 征子 (zhēng zǐ), came from the term 长征 (cháng zhēng), which means "long march".
senseis.xmp.net /?Ladder   (247 words)

  
 THE LADDER AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE
Amos Elon, in his book "Jerusalem, Battlegrounds of Memory," wrote that the ladder belongs to the Greeks and cannot be moved because of the Status Quo.
At some point (last century) the Armenians put out the ladder for the purpose of doing work on the windows, [and] the Greeks protested that the ladder was resting on their portion.
There seems to be a consensus on a couple of facts: (1) the ladder is there because of the Status Quo, and (2) the window belongs to the Armenians.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Oracle/1631/ladder3.html   (1264 words)

  
 Ladder Stabilizer Roof Placement
Leaning an extension ladder against house gutters is a common practice.
Ladder-Max is the first ladder stabilizer to be certified for roof placement.
Then you slowly crawl up the ladder trying not to put too much weight against the wall hoping to avoid denting or breaking your siding.
www.ladder-max.com /roof.htm   (222 words)

  
 Racquetball Club of Virginia Tech - Challenge Ladder
The challenge ladder is now open to all students and staff.
If you decide to be dropped from the challenge ladder please contact the club president as soon as possible so that the rankings can be adjusted appropriately.
If you decide to return to the ladder you must have been removed for a period of at least two weeks, then you can challenge back on again.
www.vtracquetball.net /ladder.php   (237 words)

  
 Multi-Position 12' Ultimate Ladder with Scaffolding at HSN.com
Your ladder features many versatile applications; it works flush against a wall or window, it's tall enough to reach a roof and it works great around obstacles as a platform.
I was quite excited to get this ladder and overall it works as they said it would.It came with 7 screws and nuts instead of the required 8.They promised to mail me the missing hardware.First tried the ladder with slippers on.
This ladder is excellent for hanging the lights in the trees and from the roof.
www.hsn.com /redirect.aspx?pfid=117861&sz=12&sf=HM0099   (1008 words)

  
 The Ladder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This installation room is plain apart from a window, cut high into the wall and giving a vista, across a space, to the landscape in the next room.
The virtual character is most interested in the landscape and continually voices concerns and observations as to its nature from his position at the window, standing on a virtual ladder.
The Ladder has received significant funding from the Irish Arts Council in the form of a 'Projects Grant' and is scheduled for completion in 2006.
www.johngerrard.net /ladder/ladder_proj.htm   (253 words)

  
 Bull Ladder Safety Information
These sections specify the standards to which all portable ladders must be manufactured, care and placement of ladders in the workplace, and the safe use of ladders on the job.
Never climb a ladder from the side unless ladder is secured against side-wise motion, or climb from one ladder to another.
One method for setting the ladder at a proper angle is to place your toes against the bottom of the ladder, stand erect, and extend your arms out straight.
www.greenbullladder.com /info_safety.htm   (2214 words)

  
 Biltmor Above-Ground Step-to-Ladder Entry System
The step and ladder system are easy to install and the top seat protects your pool’s top rail.
This ladder provides the ultimate in ease of use with its extra deep ladder treads.
The step and ladder entry system is backed by a 3-year warranty.
www.wards.com /wards/inktomi_click.asp?product=69489   (153 words)

  
 Metro Tennis Ladder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This is a locally run, men's singles tennis ladder serving the Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN area.
The ladder format is an open challenge ladder.
Insurance Statement: I understand that the Metro Tennis Ladder does not carry insurance on participants in the program and that it is my responsibility to provide such coverage as I deem necessary.
home.earthlink.net /~local-tennis   (267 words)

  
 Ladder 49 (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ladder 49 is its companion truck, the one with the mega-ladder.
This truck comprises of the brave men in the fire department's rescue team, those who risk their lives going into burning buildings without water (unlike Engine 33's), for the sole mission of saving other people's lives.
This film dwells more on characterization and drama, with well placed action set pieces between slow moments which will set you thinking, and at the end of the film, appreciating the courage of these brave men and the threats they face daily in their job.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0349710   (552 words)

  
 Ohio University Chess Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The OUCC Ladder is basically a never-ending tournament where players who win their games move up the ladder and players who do not win their games move down the ladder.
Players that are not already on the ladder are added to the end of the ladder.
Ladder #3 followed the rules as above, however, since it was maintained manually, errors were made over time, such as players demoted instead of removed, players moved to the wrong spots, etc.
ouchess.org /ladder   (300 words)

  
 Ladder 49 - Rotten Tomatoes
Ladder 49 is the most moving, emotion stirring, film of the year.
Despite its honourable premise "Ladder 49" is clunky and earnest in execution.
Ladder 49 layers the heroics on so thick that we never get a sense of what goes on underneath all the turnout gear.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/ladder_49   (931 words)

  
 Ladder Golf Official Rules and Instructions
With multiple ladders 2 players on opposite teams would be on one side and the other 2 opposing players would be at the other game ladder.
Ladder: The ladder is the structure that consists of 3 steps each spaced 13 inches apart.
The holes drilled in the ladder are meant to be tight and it will become easier to assemble after the first few times you assemble and disassemble the game set.
www.laddergolf.com /ladder-golf-official-rules.php   (1524 words)

  
 NOVA Online | The Proof | Pythagorean Puzzle | Ladder Problem
You're locked out of your house and the only open window is on the second floor, 25 feet above the ground.
You need to borrow a ladder from one of your neighbors.
There's a bush along the edge of the house, so you'll have to place the ladder 10 feet from the house.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/proof/puzzle/ladder.html   (64 words)

  
 The Truck and Ladder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As the truck accelerates, the ladder accelerates with it; as the truck decelerates, the ladder decelerates with it; and as the truck maintains a constant speed, the ladder maintains a constant speed as well.
Supposing either one of these scenarios were to occur, the ladder may no longer share the same state of motion as the truck.
Assuming a negligible amount of friction between the truck and the ladder, the ladder would slide off the top of the truck and be hurled into the air.
www.glenbrook.k12.il.us /gbssci/phys/mmedia/newtlaws/il.html   (450 words)

  
 Jacob's Ladder (Bible) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the Midrash, the ladder signified the exiles which the Jewish people would suffer before the coming of the Messiah.
Moreover, the ladder alludes to the Giving of the Torah as another connection between Heaven and earth.
The Hebrew word for ladder, sulam - סלם - and the name for the mountain on which the Torah was given, Sinai - סיני - have the same gematria (numerical value of the letters).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jacob's_Ladder_(Bible)   (633 words)

  
 Ladder Dolly extension ladder and step ladder safety products
Using a regular ladder, you would have to maneuver around the ladder to step onto the roof.
The ladder walk through gives you sturdy hand holds and the ability to walk straight onto the roof without maneuvering past the ladder.
The ladder dolly has two rugged wheels that can be installed on extension ladders or even on step ladders.
www.coolsafetyproducts.com /site/898652/page/499750   (397 words)

  
 Ladder Racks
The WEEKENDER® Ladder rack from WEATHER GUARD® Equipment is a lighter duty ladder rack, with a 250 pound payload capacity, for the person with the occasional need to carry a ladder or small quantities of long material.
The load bar is adjustable to accommodate the varied widths of ladders.
Ladder Rack legs are made out of formed 1" x 2", 14 gauge wall tubing and side rails are 1 1/2" x 1 1/2", 14 gauge wall tubing.
www.laddersource.com /Racks.html   (315 words)

  
 cat ladder
It's made from a four foot tall step ladder and used 500 feet of 1/4" sisal rope.
That's Xena on the top, Gabby's on the first rung, Lissy's on the floor behind her and Lucy's looking into the tube.
I was not in favor after we took it away and they have been lobbying to get their own ladder since.
www.nd.edu /~akolaczy/catladder.html   (189 words)

  
 Visual Calculus - The Ladder Problem
A ladder is to be carried down a hallway p feet wide.
The red bar represents the ladder to be carried.
The ladder is represented by a red line segment AB of length l.
archives.math.utk.edu /visual.calculus/3/applications.2/index.html   (259 words)

  
 Ladder
History: The TRC ladder is the longest continuous organized event associated with The Russian Campaign.
All ladder matches must have an outcome reported before the start of the next ladder round.
New participants will be added to the bottom of the ladder in the order in which the Gamemaster receives their request to join the ladder.
www.russiancampaign.net /ladder.htm   (881 words)

  
 Ladder Accident Workplace Injury Lawyer
Always maintain three points of contact with the ladder (two feet/one hand or two hands/one foot should be in contact with ladder at all times).
If you or a loved have been injured in a ladder accident, please fill out the form at the right for a free lawsuit case evaluation by a qualified personal injury attorney.
A 20-year-old Uxbridge man was taken by medical helicopter after he fell 12 feet from a ladder onto an asphalt driveway yesterday on Queen Street.Police and fire officials did not release the name of the victim, but Fire Capt. James Klich said his injuries were non-life threatening.
www.yourlawyer.com /topics/overview/ladder_accidents   (785 words)

  
 Hubbell NEXTFRAME Ladder Racks - TWAcomm.com, Inc.
Use to secure ladder rack to top of 19" or 23" equipment rack.
Use to hang ladder from ceiling with 6' threaded rods.
Used to connect one section of ladder perpendicular to another.
www.twacomm.com /catalog/dept_id_422.htm   (273 words)

  
 Ladder Golf - The ultimate yard game! - Free Shipping on orders over $99
The one and only patented Ladder Golf™ is a great alternative to the traditional outdoor game like Horseshoes, Bocce Ball, Darts or the countless other yard games.
Ladder Golf™ is light weight and portable enough to bring to any tailgate party, barbeque, picnic, campground or day at the beach.
All of us who played it liked the initial challenge of getting our Bolas to attach to the Ladder and found it entertaining to knock other Bolas off, or watch someone make what appeared to be a good toss, but it spun off the ladder.
www.laddergolf.com   (562 words)

  
 Choosing and Using a Ladder
There is no substitute for a ladder properly matched to the project at hand.
In addition to standard stepladders and extension ladders, articulating multi-use ladders are a good investment if your needs are varied.
Make sure all locks are engaged and the ladder is supported securely at all contact points.
www.lowes.com /lowes/lkn?action=howTo&p=BuyGuide/ChsUseLdr   (412 words)

  
 Professional Development Ladder
The ladder embeds Construx’s corporate values into our promotion and reward structure such that the road to promotion is clearly visible and aligned with self-improvement.
The ladder also provides a clear picture of organizational skill depth and supports equality in compensation among current and future employees.
To support individuals and organizations who are actively using it, access to version 1.0 of the ladder is provided here.
www.construx.com /professionaldev/organization/pdl   (352 words)

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