1. KorbenDallas

    World War II: Military Production Facts

    Was tinkering with some WW2 equipment facts. Essentially I have one question for the blog visitors: Could the entire WW2 time World produce what allegedly was produced between 1938 and 1945? That is 8 years. The article lists the duration as 1938 through 1945 Here are the facts: Military...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1896: Tower Crane with Operator Cabin

    Help me out here please, if you can. I'm trying to figure out when the below type of crane was officially invented, and used. My findings do not match the official version. I am probably looking in the wrong places, so I need some assistance figuring this out The photograph pertains to...
  3. KorbenDallas

    1885: Hercules Crane and Roker Pier Construction

    For those who want to read about this Rocker Pier there is plenty of info: The foundation stone for the New North Pier (Roker Pier) was laid on 14 September 1885. Applauded at the time as a triumph of engineering, the 2,000 ft (610 m) pier is built of granite-faced concrete blocks, which were...