the chicago 'l' short for 'elevated' is the rapid transit system serving the city of chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs in the u.s. state of illinois.operated by the chicago transit authority cta , it is the fourth-largest rapid transit system in the united states in terms of total route length, at 102.8 miles 165.4 km long as of 2014, and the second-busiest rail mass transit .
a pickaxe, pick-axe, or pick is a generally t-shaped hand tool used for prying. its head is typically metal, attached perpendicularly to a longer handle, traditionally made of wood, occasionally metal, and increasingly fiberglass. a standard pickaxe, similar to a 'pick mattock', has a pointed end on one side of its head and a broad flat 'axe' blade opposite. a gradual curve characteristically spans the length of the head. the next most common configuration features two spikes, one slightly longe
these are typically found as scratches, digs, pits often from bubbles in the glass , sleeks scratches from prior, larger grit polishing operations that were not fully removed by subsequent polishing grits , edge chips, or blemishes in the coating.
crosscut saw training is mostly safety training with the mechanics of working safely with top bind, bottom bind, and radial twisting bind comprising much of the training required to work with such saws. the establishment of escape routes for both felling and bucking may require that both operators at either end of a double-handled saw be .
fire service. depending on the location of the elevator, fire service code will vary state to state and country to country. fire service is usually split up into two modes: phase one and phase two. these are separate modes that the elevator can go into. phase one mode is activated by a corresponding smoke sensor or heat sensor in the building.
the modern functional equivalent of wrought iron is mild steel, also called low-carbon steel. neither wrought iron nor mild steel contain enough carbon to be hardenable by heating and quenching.: 145. wrought iron is highly refined, with a small amount of slag forged out into fibres. it consists of around 99.4% iron by mass.
the pit saw was 'a strong steel cutting-plate, of great breadth, with large teeth, highly polished and thoroughly wrought, some eight or ten feet in length' with either a handle on each end or a frame saw. a pit-saw was also sometimes known as a whipsaw. it took 2-4 people to operate.
the roxburgh dam is the earliest of the large hydroelectric projects in the southern south island of new zealand.it lies across the clutha river / mata-au, some 160 kilometres 99 mi from dunedin, some 9 kilometres 5.6 mi to the north of the town of roxburgh.the settlement of lake roxburgh village is close to the western edge of the dam.
on the modern, steel adze the cutting edge may be flat for smoothing work to very rounded for hollowing work such as bowls, gutters and canoes. the shoulders or sides of an adze may be curved called a lipped adze, used for notching.
modern hafts are curved for better grip and to aid in the swinging motion, and are mounted securely to the head. the shoulder is where the head mounts onto the haft, and this is either a long oval or rectangular cross-section of the haft that is secured to the axe head with small metal or wooden wedges. the belly of the haft is the longest part, where it bows in gently, and the throat is where .
a crowbar, also called a wrecking bar, pry bar or prybar, pinch-bar, or occasionally a prise bar or prisebar, colloquially, in britain and australia sometimes called a jimmy also called jimmy bar , gooseneck, or pig foot, is a tool consisting of a metal bar with a single curved end and flattened points, often with a small fissure on one or both ends for removing nails or to force apart two .
the new poet's corner, funded by the friends of richmond park and the visitor centre at pembroke lodge, and by a donation in memory of wendy vachell, also includes three curved benches made from reclaimed teak.
taabinga homestead is a heritage-listed homestead at 7 old taabinga road, haly creek, south burnett region, queensland, australia.it was built from 1846 to 1864. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 21 october 1992.. the homestead is the main building of the 318 acre taabinga station, and now operates as a homestay, providing bed and breakfast accommodation to tourists, as well .
the park had concrete ramps and was operated by arizona surf city enterprises, inc. a skatepark for skateboarders and skaters made of plywood ramps on a half-acre lot in kelso, washington, usa opened in april 1966. it was lighted for night use. california's first skatepark, the carlsbad skatepark opened on march 3, 1976. the world skateboard .
a fire brick, firebrick, or refractory brick is a block of refractory ceramic material used in lining furnaces, kilns, fireboxes, and fireplaces. a refractory brick is built primarily to withstand high temperature, but will also usually have a low thermal conductivity for greater energy efficiency.
a file is a tool used to remove fine amounts of material from a workpiece. it is common in woodworking, metalworking, and other similar trade and hobby tasks.most are hand tools, made of a case hardened steel bar of rectangular, square, triangular, or round cross-section, with one or more surfaces cut with sharp, generally parallel teeth. a narrow, pointed tang is common at one end, to which a .