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    Quote Originally Posted by avk View Post
    I love the stop cock on the block. I wonder if it was for a plug-in block warming system or just a way to bleed an increasingly tired and recalcitrant cooling system..
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnoK View Post
    I love the stop cock on the block. I wonder if it was for a plug-in block warming system or just a way to bleed an increasingly tired and recalcitrant cooling system..
    To fill up the tea kettle? It IS British after all.

    Just has that real prototype feel. I can just imagine the conversation in the office, Sunday evening before the official unveiling the next day.... "All the shops are closed! What will we plug that hole with!?" "I think I saw something in the garden shed...."
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    Interesting and relevant still today

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnoK View Post
    I love the stop cock on the block. I wonder if it was for a plug-in block warming system or just a way to bleed an increasingly tired and recalcitrant cooling system..
    Could be an original fitment if its a prototype...especially being British and all!

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    Images of that past and now
    Kompanie/SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 25 der12 .SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" made up mainly of 16-18 year old boys
    Otto Funk think on left
    So?
    A bunch of us were 19 years old, and ended up in Angola
    Hardly newsworthy....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gustav Jimny View Post
    So?
    A bunch of us were 19 years old, and ended up in Angola
    Hardly newsworthy....
    Huh? Are you serious?

    Surely it is about the picture then and now... not about the war photo...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hedgehog View Post
    Huh? Are you serious?

    Surely it is about the picture then and now... not about the war photo...
    Yes, same building - during the war, and recently.
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    Sorry, been a long lonely day, too much introspection.......

    Anyway, best thread ever.
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    Sorry, been a long lonely day, too much introspection.......

    Anyway, best thread ever.
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    Snow curling off a metal roof in New Hampshire.

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    In principle just like a glacier.
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    Saw that many years back when living in Lesotho!

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    Clivemd

    Following a group on facebook that has a few of these ‘then & now’ posts. Group called WW1 and WW2 fotos and films. If you are into military history like me a really great group to follow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gustav Jimny View Post
    So?
    A bunch of us were 19 years old, and ended up in Angola
    Hardly newsworthy....
    Interesting pic of then and now.
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    Heavy lift ship

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    Clivemd

    Following a group on facebook that has a few of these ‘then & now’ posts. Group called WW1 and WW2 fotos and films. If you are into military history like me a really great group to follow.
    There are a few on FB I follow and find very intresting mainly the Wehrmacht side as family back then we're in the Wehrmacht
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    Pygmy Falcon. Smallest bird of prey on the continent.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pygmy_falcon

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    Adding more seats to a stadium so that it is compliant for FIFA 2018 World Cup. Russia




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    Trees after a storm in Germany.

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