The dam was designed & built between 1924-26 by the LA, CA Dept of Water and Power. Under GM & Chief Engineer, William Mulholland. At 2.5 minutes before midnight on March 12, 1928, the dam failed, and the flood took the lives of as many as 600 people. The St. Francis Dam is considered to be one of the worst American civil engineering disasters of the 20th century and remains the second-greatest loss of life in California's history, after the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and fire.
Misiryeong Penetrating Road, Gangwon Province, Korea - Emergency escape ramp on Misiryeong Penetrating Road, located at the middle of a downhill before Tollgate. It enables vehicles that are having braking problems to safely stop. | 미시령 관통도로 긴급제동시설
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Beautiful Lucerne is a mediaeval gem tucked away amidst fairytale scenery of lake and mountains. Here are ten of the top things to see and do in and around this delightful location: Mount Pilatus Photo Courtesy: http://www.pictures-switzerland.com/pilatus/pilatus-12.jpg Mount Pilat