A couple of good machining business images I identified:
Image by Let Concepts Compete
Lafayette, Colorado. Notice the seven birds perched on the old wind turbine. Seeing them produced me recognize that I’ve in no way noticed this windmill spinning.
I feel this variety of wind machine, iconic and symbolic of the old west, was utilized to pump water. I see this windmill virtually each day going to work on 95’th street, just south of Arapaho Road. It really is on Shannon’s farm, also identified as "Red Barn Farm.
These windmills often make me feel of the old western motion pictures and Giant starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, and James Dean.
I’ve often wondered what the science is in choosing the quantity, length, and shape of the blades. The new wind turbines for creating electrical power usually have only 3 blades but they are really lengthy. The one particular pictured has 18 blades. I have been told that the amount of energy that a wind turbine generates is proportional to the blade length. True?
The mountains in the background are the Flatirons in Boulder.
This photo was (clearly) colour enhanced. It really is also heavily cropped from the original which you can see here: www.flickr.com/photos/query_almost everything/4332379483/in/p….
Speaking with Secretary Geren
Image by The U.S. Army
Spc. Spence Riddick, from Firm D, 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, explains to Secretary of the Army Pete Geren how he is gauging ammunition linkage for the 30mm machine gun to make sure that the rounds will fire effectively, Aug. three, 2009.
Photo by Sgt. Johnathon Jobson, 3rd ID Public Affairs
See a lot more at www.army.mil
Clock Tower on the Nashua River
Image by StarrGazr
This is Clocktower Place (Historic and Luxurious Apartments), condos in Nashua, NH in the former quarters of the Nashua Manufacturing Organization on the Nashua River in downtown Nashua, New Hampshire USA.
The History of Nashua, NH USA – 1775 – 1830
Soon after the Indian Wars and until the American Revolution of 1776, Dunstable was mainly a farming community. Corn and Vegetables were grown on the Merrimack/Nashua River intervale. Hay and Orchards were prevalent on the southern side.
Merchants and travelers from outside of town from the north and south utilized Nashua as a thoroughfare thereby producing a hospitality and entertainment economy. Several taverns and hotels have been constructed along The Wonderful Road (Main Street) such as Tylers Tavern which offered needed comfort and service.
Daniel Abbot moved to the upper neighborhood of Dunstable in 1802. Abbot is a Harvard graduate who soon right after opened a law practice here. Abbot swiftly became a civic leader who then proceeded to rename Dunstable to "Nashua Village" in a speech given on July 4th in 1803.
Proper about the identical time, Josiah Griswold Graves, MD became the 1st doctor in town. He became very popular due to the fact he had an exceptional potential in diagnosing ailments of his patients.
Nashua was heading towards a complete scale industrial makeover. For the duration of the 1820’s, Abott, along with the Greeley brothers, Daniel Webster and some Massachusetts Industrial Investors formed a coalition to develop the initial textile mills in Dunstable powering Nashua’s Industrial Revolution. Abott had been watching his Harvard counterparts in Massachusetts and knew Dunstable had the water power to commence the Waltham-Lowell venture. He moved forward to begin the market that would become the socio-financial scene dominating the 1830’s – 1860’s.
Robert Owen, resident of New Lanark, Scotland is credited with creation of the infant structure of our city. The basis of his landmark design consists of the layout of the streets, the mills and their basic architecture, and most importantly social arranging which incorporated how the workers would be treated.
Two males, Nathaniel Appleton and Patrick Tracy Jackson, traveled to New Lanark and studied the designs of Owen. The Owen style created it all the way to Nashua from Scotland consisting of a mill, worker housing, a college, and a church, all run by the originating mill firm. This combined with the mastermind of Francis Cabot Lowell and the energy of Daniel Abbot began the enterprise of Nashua’s financial future.
Francis Cabot Lowell, Harvard graduate and math significant, traveled to England with the express interest of studying the textile designs of the James Archright Energy Loom and making it really is mirror right here in the United States. His extended getaway included touring the industries exactly where the loom existed and in essence, formulated the designs in his thoughts. An extreme form of piracy in that day as the patent for the machine and exporting the technology was expressly prohibited. His textile looms were much better than their English predecessors and his fabrics quickly located their way into planet commerce.
Francis Cabot Lowell – Nathaniel Appleton
The initial huge company designed was the Nashua Manufacturing Organization in 1823. Nashua Manufacturing was the initial in New Hampshire completed in the complete scale Waltham-Lowell design and style.
The Waltham-Lowell design, such as specifically the church, met the demands of the New England farmer father as a "socially and morally acceptable" location of employment for their daughters, as they made up the majority of the mill workforce.
For 30 years, tens of thousands of young, single females migrated to the Waltham-Lowell mills and revolutionized women’s labor in America, and the globe, proper right here in Nashua!
Daniel Abbot was a great and effective force fueling the creation of Nashua’s Mills. His passion for development and success empowered the people to obtain their greatest, evident even today. Daniel Abbot, coined ‘the Father of Nashua’ is due to his a lot of contributions to its wealthy heritage.
Nashua was and continues to be the New Hampshire cradle of technological culture. The design and style and creation is a progressive sophisticated model of technical and social innovation.
Other prime manufacture in this new mill town integrated ironworks, shirting, linens, shoes, wood goods, and coated paper. Nashua’s position on the Merrimack River produced it effortlessly accessible for customers and suppliers off the Atlantic Ocean. The opening of the Middlesex Canal in 1803 also contributed to the ease of water transport. The Nashua River became a riverfront mercantile village supplying a lot more trade then than what you can find in all of Nashua nowadays.
During this busy time, a wooden covered toll bridge enabled passage over the Merrimack for travel to and from Hudson. Prior to the bridge, the only way across the river was by ferry. 3 ferries, Cummings at the mouth of the Nashua River, Hills in the North end, and Littles at the south side of Nashua gave access to and from Nashua and Hudson.
Nashua Manufacturing Organization Collection from the Harvard Business School.