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  WSDOT - 2003 - US 97A-Knapps Tunnel Re-lining Project to Begin Soon
The tunnel is ten miles north of Entiat at milepost 225.
The effects of earthquakes and natural rock deterioration have caused rocks and boulders to accumulate on top of the aging tunnel timbers, in some cases causing cracks.
As opposed to the traditional remedy – replacing the entire tunnel interior structure – new concrete technology allows the existing structure to be thoroughly reinforced at a fraction of the cost of replacement.
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  Birmingham Snow Hill station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snow Hill is the terminus of the Chiltern Main Line which links Birmingham with London (Marylebone).
Snow Hill is presently the terminus of the Midland Metro tram system from Wolverhampton (via Wednesbury and West Bromwich).
Snow Hill station was rebuilt in 1871 to accommodate longer trains.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Birmingham_Snow_Hill_station   (833 words)

  
 Snow
Snow blower A snow blower or snowblower is a machine for removing snow from an area where it is not wanted, such as a dr...
Snow Dome Snow Dome is a massif resembles a dome.
Snow Hill tunnel Snow Hill Tunnel is a railway tunnel in central London.
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 Birmingham Snow Hill station - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Snow Hill was recommended for closure, and all services were switched to the former- LMS New Street Station.
The new, re-built Snow Hill station opened, for servcies to the south only, in 1987, with some of the remaining parts of the original station being lost (e.g.
In 2003, the original gates and booking hall sign from Snow Hill were incorporated into the old Moor Street Station, with its ticket office brought back into use, for trains using the 1987 platforms, but the old platforms remained mothballed, awaiting reopening.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Birmingham_Snow_Hill_station   (545 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Snow Hill tunnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Snow Hill station (London) Snow Hill station was a railway station on the London, Chatham and Dover Railway in central London.
Snow Hill Tunnel is a railway tunnel in central London.
The Snow Hill tunnel used to run from around High Holborn through the old Kings Cross Metropolitian railway station to a goods station underneath Smithfield Market.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Snow-Hill-tunnel   (505 words)

  
 Ludgate Circus/Holborn Viaduct BR
An addition intermediate station at Snow Hill and a spur from Ludgate Hill to a terminus at Holborn Viaduct were opened in 1874.
Northward view of the other end of the tunnel, rising to the surface north of Ludgate Hill in the late 1970s (left) and 1988 (right) when the Snow Hill tunnel was reopened for through services.
The substantial remains of Ludgate Hill station (closed in 1929) are on the left, the bridge over Ludgate Hill is in the centre with a bus passing beneath it, and the train visible on the track above and to the right is at Holborn Viaduct station.
www.loveplums.co.uk /Tube/Holborn_Viaduct_station.html   (1166 words)

  
 The Snow Hill Country Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Snow Hill Country Club was built in the 1820s by the Harris family who migrated by wagon from Snow Hill Maryland.
In the 1920s Snow Hill became a popular socialite spot entertaining the area elite, and catering to golf enthusiasts.
We discussed the avenue of haunted tourism and how Snow Hill was suffering due to lack of patronage, and the management of Snow Hill came up with the "Dinner and a Ghost" event which is what I host and has become really successful.
www.ghostwave.com /snowhill.html   (1192 words)

  
 Snow Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snow Hill tunnel and the former Snow Hill station in central London
Snow Hill, Antarctica, where Norwegian explorers over-wintered in 1902.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Snow_Hill   (94 words)

  
 Faded Ages, A History. Traditional Life Styles of Appalachia
In 1828 Hill and Butcher were plaintiffs in a suit in court against one Arnold Rogers, and in that year Hill and his wife became the parents of their youngest son, William L. Hill.
Hill shut one of the doors, but before he could shut the second, Scott got in and began throwing his mother's things out onto the lawn, thereupon taking her back to their farm at Sullivan's Crossing.
Hill told Riffle that he was going to bring his wife back if he could get her, and Scott told Hill that if he tried that he'd get badly hurt.
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 Read about Birmingham Snow Hill station at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Birmingham Snow Hill station and learn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Stratford-upon-Avon and Kidderminster, and trams from Wolverhampton (via Wednesbury and West Bromwich), terminate at Snow Hill station.
Snow Hill was recommended for closure, and all services were switched to the former
Moor Street, was built at the southern end of Snow Hill tunnel to replace the terminus adjacent to the tunnel mouth, which then closed.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Birmingham_Snow_Hill   (526 words)

  
 Snow Hill tunnel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Snow Hill Tunnel is a railway tunnel in central London between City Thameslink station and Farringdon station.
From 1916 until 1990 trains coming from Blackfriars ran to a terminus at Holborn Viaduct station, whilst local trains from the Midland Main Line terminated at St.
In the early 1990s, Holborn Viaduct station was demolished, along with its approach bridges.
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 WAGNER LINES MODEL RAILROAD COMPANY
In the year to come, hills would be added to the left and rough grass would be added on the right.
Snow Hill and Tunnel are just out of sight to the lower left.
      At the east portal of Snow Tunnel, a short Amtrak train, headed by an F40PH diesel, stopped for the signals and is passed by a long-distance Amtrak headed by a pair of Genesis diesels.
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 American Experience | Transcontinental Railroad | People & Events
On September 1, work finished on the Emigrant Gap Tunnel (Tunnel No. 2), and those crews were redistributed to the winter quarters and tunnel work waiting upon the summit.
In this camp were two gangs of Chinese for Tunnels 11 and 12, also a gang of culvert men.
In the spring of 1868 most of the high-altitude tunnels were completely blocked by ice, which had to be blasted loose and shoveled out.
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 Station Information - Snow Hill tunnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
One of these feactures was the disused Snow Hill Tunnel.
The Snow Hill tunnel used to run from around High Holborn through the old Kings Cross Metropolitian railway station and most probably to sidings above ground.
This cut-and-cover tunnel lay disused until the 1990s when the Thameslink Project sought to link both North and South London.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/s/sn/snow_hill_tunnel.html   (323 words)

  
 St Chad's Intersection / Snow Hill Queensway roadworks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
As part of the proposed Snow Hill development, major changes to Snow Hill Queensway and St Chad’s Circus are required.
Starting on 24 July 2006 are the road works to change Snow Hill Queensway and St Chad’s Circus, turning this important intersection into a pedestrian-friendly environment with an attractive landscaped public square to front St Chad’s Cathedral.
Snow Hill Queensway will become a landscaped city street giving access to the city centre, proposed development and bus stops.
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 Subterranea Britannica: Sites: Snow Hill/Holborn Viaduct Low Level Station
Although disused for many years the Snow Hill tunnel was finally abandoned in 1971 and the track was lifted.
The Snow Hill tunnel was reopened in 1988 as part of the new Thameslink network which came into service in May 1990, initially as part of British Rail but private since March 1997.
Snow Hill Station looking north in December 1986, shortly after the track was relaid but before the line was reopened.
www.subbrit.org.uk /sb-sites/sites/s/snow_hill_station/index0.shtml   (629 words)

  
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Its whole length is said to be "twelve hundred cubits;" and the inscription further notes that the workmen, like the excavators of the Mont Cenis Tunnel, excavated from both ends, meeting in the middle.
It is to this tunnel that Isaiah (8:6) probably refers.
The snow on the tops of the Lebanon range is almost always within view throughout the whole year.
www.ccel.org /e/easton/ebd/ebd/T0003400.html   (9078 words)

  
 Blackfriars Station
The line over Ludgate Hill was removed, together with the bridge, and a new line built that drops down steeply from Blackfriars station and burrows under the buildings and Ludgate Hill to emerge at Farringdon via the old Snow Hill tunnel (previously disused for half a century), with a new station built underground.
The façade and concourse at Blackfriars were rebuilt in the modern style but fortunately one of its architectural treasures, a wall with the many destinations that could be reached from Blackfriars engraved upon it, was saved for posterity.
Two Thameslink services are currently in the station, that on the right is the terminus side of the station and that on the left will shortly depart for Snow Hill tunnel and St Paul's Thameslink.
www.semg.org.uk /location/blackfriars_01.html   (525 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Birmingham Snow Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In the mid 1980s British Rail decided to re-open Snow Hill station to relieve the severe congestion at New Street Station.
A new station, Moor Street, was built at the southern end of Snow Hill tunnel to replace the terminus adjacent to the tunnel mouth, which then closed.
Cannon Street is a National Rail and London Underground station in the City of London financial district of London, England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Birmingham-Snow-Hill   (2698 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Snow hill tunnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/snow_hill_tunnel   (905 words)

  
 Snow Hill tunnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Snow Hill Tunnel is a railway tunnel in central London.
The Snow Hill tunnel used to run from around High Holborn through the old Kings Cross Metropolitian railway station and most probably to sidings above ground.
This cut-and-cover tunnel lay disused until the 1990s when the Thameslink Project sought to link both North and South London.
www.fact-index.com /s/sn/snow_hill_tunnel.html   (337 words)

  
 Dudley Mall - Birmingham Snow Hill to Leamington Spa Rail Services
The point of divergence from the Snow Hill line is Hatton, and the subsequent stations are shown as a branch on the plan and listed at the bottom of this page.
A short attractively-tiled tunnel takes you past the ticket office and under the first (redundant) island platform which is now buried under a young forest.
The tunnel below the platform continues under the second platform (now disused and nearly invisible under re-afforestation) and links to what may be a second station approach.
www.dudleymall.co.uk /loclrail/birmleam.htm   (2837 words)

  
 london geezer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Close by is the Egyptian Avenue, a stone tunnel with columned entrance worthy of an Indiana Jones film set.
Like their Highgate counterparts on the opposite side of Parliament Hill, the Hampstead ponds were created in the late 17th century by damming the waters of the upper Fleet.
An incredibly complicated warren of stairs, tunnels and subways is being constructed beneath King's Cross station as part of the redevelopment of the station, often resulting in lengthy subterranean detours for commuters.
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 It's a blast: wind tunnel gets skiers up to speed - National - smh.com.au
The wind tunnel tests show that drag is reduced 10 per cent if he can maintain the slight changes to his position during racing conditions.
I hope it works as well out on the hill," he said later, driving back from Melbourne across the snow-capped mountains to his home town of Jindabyne.
Bear, also from Jindabyne, is back on snow after knee injuries and a shattered arm from a high-speed fall last season.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/its-a-blast-wind-tunnel-gets-skiers-up-to-speed/2005/08/17/1123958129742.html   (455 words)

  
 snowhill
Apart from London Underground's network, the only other major railway tunnels under the centre of London are to be found on today's Thameslink line which connects London's northern and southern suburbs by passing over the tracks and tunnels of the so-called Widened Lines.
They constructed a tunnel which left their mainline just before their St. Pancras terminus, descending below the Regent's Canal and the terminus station itself to join the Metropolitan's Widened Lines to the west of the GNR connection.
The final part of the jigsaw was completed in 1871 when a connection was built from Snow Hill Junction to Smithfield to provide a triangular junction and enable LCDR trains to reach Moorgate Street.
www.londonrailways.net /snowhill.htm   (653 words)

  
 River House Inn bed and breakfast - Snow Hill, Maryland. Snow Hill Bed and Breakfast Inns.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
River House Inn bed and breakfast - Snow Hill, Maryland.
Our award winning inn is located on Maryland's Eastern shore in the historic village of Snow Hill, where you can be as active or relaxed as you choose.
Noted below are the approximate distances from Snow Hill, Maryland.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /maryland-snow-hill-riverhouseinn.html   (673 words)

  
 World War 1 and 2 - Snow Hill tunnel
One of these features was the disused Snow Hill Tunnel.
This cut-and-cover tunnel lay disused until the 1990s when the Thameslink Project sought to link North and South London.
Almost immediately after this station you would be in the SHT.
www.worldwardiary.com /history/Snow_Hill_tunnel   (332 words)

  
 Snow Drug Rehab Snow, North Carolina, NC, Drug Rehabilitation Treatment Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In Snow, North Carolina and across the United States, a variety of techniques and methods are being used.
For an individual with an addiction problem attending the correct type of treatment program tailored to his or her specific needs is an important factor in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.
Snow, North Carolina is home to several residential treatment facilities.
www.drugrehabnorthcarolina.com /city.htm?city=Snow   (5080 words)

  
 Aperio
GPR survey to locate reinforcement in cross beams at Gravely Hill (Spaghetti Junction) as part of bridge strengthening contract.
A38 Saltash Tunnel, Cornwall modern concrete road tunnel Investigation of concrete tunnel lining to determine construction thickness and location of steel arch ribs and ground anchors in order to determine relationship with cracks and moisture ingress.
GPR and coring using rope access methods to determine arch and spandrel condition and thickness and to assess compaction of fill.
www.aperio.co.uk /bridgesstructures/bridgesstruc_projs.html   (708 words)

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