Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train. A funeral train is a train specially chartered in order to carry a coffin or coffins to a place of interment. Funeral trains today are often reserved for leaders and national heroes, as part of a state funeral, but in the past were sometimes the chief means of transporting coffins and mourners to graveyards. Funeral trains remain mostly steam locomotive hauled, due to the more romantic image of the steam train against more modern diesel or electric locomotives. Contents 1 History…Continue Reading “Funeral train”

Nicolae Artimov Medal record Men’s canoe sprint World Championships 1963 Jajce K-4 1000 m Nicolae Artimov is a Romanian sprint canoer who competed in the early 1960s. He won a silver medal in the K-4 1000 m event at the 1963 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Jajce. References[edit] ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007. ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007. This article…Continue Reading “Nicolae Artimov”

Ian Knight Personal information Full name Ian Johne Knight Date of birth (1966-10-26) 26 October 1966 (age 50) Place of birth Hartlepool, England Playing position Defender Youth career Barnsley Senior career* Years Team Apps (Gls) 1984–1985 Barnsley 0 (0) 1985–1990 Sheffield Wednesday 21 (0) 1989 → Scunthorpe United (loan) 2 (0) 1990–1992 Grimsby Town 21 (2) 1992 Carlisle United 1 (0) 1992–1993 Boston United ? (?) 1993 Grantham Town ? (?) National team 1986 England U-21 2 (0) Teams managed 2010– Abbotsford Mariners * Senior club…Continue Reading “Ian Knight (footballer)”

Sulfurovum lithotrophicum Scientific classification Domain: Bacteria Phylum: Proteobacteria Class: Epsilonproteobacteria Order: Campylobacterales Family: Helicobacteraceae Genus: Sulfurovum Species: S. lithotrophicum Binomial name Sulfurovum lithotrophicum Inagaki et al. 2004 Sulfurovum lithotrophicum is a species of bacteria, the type species of its genus. It is a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the ε-Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments. It is mesophilic and also oxidises thiosulfate. It is a Gram-negative, non-motile and coccoid to oval-shaped bacterium. The type strain is 42BKTT (=ATCC BAA-797T =JCM 12117T).[1] References[edit] ^ Inagaki, F. (2004). “Sulfurovum…Continue Reading “Sulfurovum lithotrophicum”

St. Josaphat’s Cathedral 41°24′24″N 81°42′40″W / 41.40667°N 81.71111°W / 41.40667; -81.71111Coordinates: 41°24′24″N 81°42′40″W / 41.40667°N 81.71111°W / 41.40667; -81.71111 Location 5720 State Road Parma, Ohio Country United States Denomination Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Website stjosaphatcathedral.com Architecture Style Byzantine Revival Administration Diocese Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma Clergy Bishop(s) Bohdan Danylo St. Josaphat Cathedral is a Ukrainian Catholic cathedral located in Parma, Ohio. It is the seat for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma.[1][2] From the Terminal Tower Observation deck, on a…Continue Reading “St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (Parma, Ohio)”

This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (December 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Tagish is an unincorporated community in Yukon, Canada. It is 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Carcross, Yukon on the Tagish Road at the northern end of Tagish Lake. The greater Tagish area also includes the Tagish Estates, Tagish Beach and Taku subdivisions, the latter two developed for cottages but…Continue Reading “Tagish, Yukon”

Tacocat Tacocat performing at the EMP Pop Conference in 2015 Background information Origin Seattle, Washington, United States Genres Pop punk, street punk Years active 2007–present Labels Hardly Art Associated acts Childbirth Website tacocatdotcom.com Members Emily Nokes Bree McKenna Lelah Maupin Eric Randall Tacocat is an American punk rock quartet from Seattle, Washington, founded in 2007 and consisting of Emily Nokes, Bree McKenna, Lelah Maupin, and Eric Randall.[1] They gained popularity in 2014 following the release of their second album NVM, engineered by Conrad Uno. The…Continue Reading “Tacocat”

English Wikisource has original text related to this article: Report of Van Fleet mission to the Far East The Report of Van Fleet Mission to the Far East is a secret report drafted by James Van Fleet, a US special mission ambassador, after a round of visits to South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippines, and sent to US President Dwight Eisenhower in 1954. The report was declassified in 1986. The report discusses a number of internal problems in Korea, as well as problems between…Continue Reading “Report of Van Fleet Mission to Far East”

Rita Maiburg Born (1952-06-23)23 June 1952 Bonn, Germany Died September 9, 1977(1977-09-09) (aged 25) Occupation airline pilot Employer Deutsche Luftverkehrsgesellschaft (DLT) Rita Maiburg (23 June 1952 – 9 September 1977) was a German airline pilot.[1] She was the world’s first female captain of a commercial passenger airliner.[2] Life[edit] Maiburg, born in Bonn in 1952,[1] was the oldest of four children of architects Alois and Gertrud Maiburg. She attended primary and high school in Bonn, graduating in 1968. She began learning to fly in 1967 and two…Continue Reading “Rita Maiburg”

Gignac A general view of Gignac Gignac Location within Occitanie region  Gignac Coordinates: 45°00′21″N 1°27′30″E / 45.0058°N 1.4583°E / 45.0058; 1.4583Coordinates: 45°00′21″N 1°27′30″E / 45.0058°N 1.4583°E / 45.0058; 1.4583 Country France Region Occitanie Department Lot Arrondissement Gourdon Canton Souillac Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Martel Government  • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Labroue Area1 40.66 km2 (15.70 sq mi) Population (1999)2 562  • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi) Time zone CET (UTC+1)  • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2) INSEE/Postal code 46118 / 46600 Elevation 153–356 m (502–1,168 ft) (avg. 292 m or 958 ft) 1 French Land Register data,…Continue Reading “Gignac, Lot”