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Types of Fire Lookout Towers - Ground Cabs
... Ground cabs are still known as "towers" even though there may be no such tower under the cab ... These towers can be one, two or three stories tall with foundations made of natural stone or cement ... These towers vary greatly in size, but many are simple wooden or steel tower cabs that were constructed using the same plans, sans the tower ...
Types of Fire Lookout Towers - Wooden Towers
... Many fire lookout towers are simply cabs that have been fitted to large railroad water tank towers ... These huge wooden towers could extend 30 to 60 feet (9 to 20 m) ... One of the last wooden fire lookout towers in Southern California was the South Mount Hawkins Fire Lookout located in the Angeles National Forest ...
Jumeirah Lake Towers - Hotels
... are currently two operating hotels at Jumeirah Lake Towers, the first being the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers and the second being the Oaks Liwa Heights ... In 2012 the Movenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Pullman Jumeirah Lakes Towers will open their doors to the JLT community, bringing the number of hotels in JLT to ...
List Of Roman Sites In Spain - Towers
... Tower of Hercules Torre dels Escipions Torre Ciega Cuarto Roble El Junquillo. ...
Blaw-Knox Tower - Extant Examples
... Many Blaw-Knox towers, of both conventional (uniform cross-section) and diamond design, remain in use in the United States ... Few of the diamond towers were built, and several remain all transmit AM radio signals WSM, Nashville, Tennessee 808 ft (246 m) originally 874 ft (267 m) tower located in Brentwood, Tennessee ... WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio 747 ft (227 m) originally 831 ft (253 m) tower located in Mason, Ohio ...

Famous quotes containing the word towers:

    From whatever you wish to know and measure you must take your leave, at least for a time. Only when you have left the town can you see how high its towers rise above the houses.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Was this the face that launch’d a thousand ships,
    And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?
    Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593)

    Britannia needs no bulwarks,
    No towers along the steep;
    Her march is o’er the mountain-waves,
    Her home is on the deep.
    Thomas Campbell (1774–1844)