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  1. Julian

    Snapshot Title: Julian
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary version - inside a comparatively modern and well-equipped brickworks in Vietnam
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    A clay likeness of Julian . . .



  2. Manufacturer's ID

    Snapshot Title: Manufacturer's ID
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary version - inside a comparatively modern and well-equipped brickworks in Vietnam
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    Four rollers each with the manufacturer's ID engraved on it; adjust the depth of imprint by adding or subtracting from the lumps of clay you can see on top of the mounting arms.



  3. Wire cutting machine

    Snapshot Title: Wire cutting machine
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary version - inside a comparatively modern and well-equipped brickworks in Vietnam
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    This machine cut the extruded ribbons of clay into brick-length units.



  4. Phong

    Snapshot Title: Phong
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary version - inside a comparatively modern and well-equipped brickworks in Vietnam
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    Phong - our local guide, whose help, guidance and sheer hard work made all of the visits happen.



  5. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    More people enjoying Peralta trail. Far fewer use it in the summer (It was 118 F here 2 days ago).



  6. Prickly pear

    Snapshot Title: Prickly pear
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    Genus: Opuntia. Around 180 species.

    Here's a variety (Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris) from the bottom of the Grand Canyon: bit.ly/lJfLm8 Will open in a new tab or window



  7. It's a short season in Minnesota

    Snapshot Title: It's a short season in Minnesota
    Taken by: Jonathan Gross

    Image: Right in my own backyard
    Image Owner: Jonathan Gross



    Description:

    Not exactly Giverny; but still satisfying.



  8. Five hikers

    Snapshot Title: Five hikers
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: Sonoran Desert, Superstition Wilderness, Arizona
    Image Owner: Osha Davidson



    Description:

    I didn't see them when taking the picture, but met them on the trail about 15 minutes later.



  9. Skylights

    Snapshot Title: Skylights
    Taken by: Osha Davidson

    Image: West Los Angeles, California
    Image Owner: Jake Wills



    Description:

    Nice use of skylights!



  10. The Spectator's Chair

    Snapshot Title: The Spectator's Chair
    Taken by: Jonathan Gross

    Image: The Spectator's Chair
    Image Owner: Jonathan Gross



    Description:

    It all goes by so quickly as I age...



  11. Thyago

    Snapshot Title: Thyago
    Taken by: Thyago aparecido

    Image: Government Plaza on April First
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Thyago



  12. fake

    Snapshot Title: fake
    Taken by: Thyago aparecido

    Image: Rodovi├íria de Ca├žapava
    Image Owner: Eduardo Frick



    Description:

    Foto



  13. Grain Elevators

    Snapshot Title: Grain Elevators
    Taken by: Jonathan Gross

    Image: Golden Gophers vs. Golden Grain
    Image Owner: Jonathan Gross



    Description:

    Soon to be demolished



  14. U of MN Stadium

    Snapshot Title: U of MN Stadium
    Taken by: Jonathan Gross

    Image: Golden Gophers vs. Golden Grain
    Image Owner: Jonathan Gross



    Description:

    Rescently Built



  15. windmill

    Snapshot Title: windmill
    Taken by: mkuss15

    Image: Inspiration Point looking over white river Hwy. 62 Northwest Arkansas
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    windmill



  16. bridge ove white river

    Snapshot Title: bridge ove white river
    Taken by: mkuss15

    Image: Inspiration Point looking over white river Hwy. 62 Northwest Arkansas
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    bridge



  17. sitting on the porch

    Snapshot Title: sitting on the porch
    Taken by: mkuss15

    Image: Inspiration Point looking over white river Hwy. 62 Northwest Arkansas
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    sitting on the porch



  18. Vincom Tower

    Snapshot Title: Vincom Tower
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Vincom 1&2



  19. Statue on the roof of Museum

    Snapshot Title: Statue on the roof of Museum
    Taken by: Pete Frischmann

    Image: Kunshistorisches Museum (Art history) Vienna
    Image Owner: Pete Frischmann



    Description:

    This is the statue on the top of the dome on the roof of the museum



  20. Eagle on roof of Hofburg

    Snapshot Title: Eagle on roof of Hofburg
    Taken by: Pete Frischmann

    Image: Hofburg, Imperial Palace, Vienna from West
    Image Owner: Pete Frischmann



    Description:

    This is the Eagle on the roof of the Hofburg



  21. Mannekin Pis

    Snapshot Title: Mannekin Pis
    Taken by: Pete Frischmann

    Image: Mannekin Pis
    Image Owner: Pete Frischmann



    Description:

    Famous statue in Belgium



  22. Thuy Ta Icecream Restaurant

    Snapshot Title: Thuy Ta Icecream Restaurant
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Kem Thuy Ta



  23. Melia Hanoi Hotel

    Snapshot Title: Melia Hanoi Hotel
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Khach san Melia Hanoi



  24. Hanoi Post Office

    Snapshot Title: Hanoi Post Office
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Buu dien Ha Noi



  25. Turtle tower

    Snapshot Title: Turtle tower
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Thap rua



  26. Ngoc Son Temple

    Snapshot Title: Ngoc Son Temple
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Den Ngoc Son



  27. The Huc Bridge

    Snapshot Title: The Huc Bridge
    Taken by: Quoc Viet Mai

    Image: A view of Sword lake
    Image Owner: Quoc Viet Mai



    Description:

    Cau The Huc



  28. Cooling fans . . .

    Snapshot Title: Cooling fans . . .
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    . . . connected to some pretty dubious wiring help to keep the workers cool. Unloading the kiln must be unbearably hot work . . . it takes a crew roughly 5 days to fill this kiln (remember - 700,000 b...



  29. How to carry 16 bricks.

    Snapshot Title: How to carry 16 bricks.
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    A simple split bamboo pole, carried on the shoulder. Each end takes a sling arrangement; 8 bricks are placed in each sling. Roughly 2kg per brick; more than 30kg (70 pounds) per load.



  30. Fuel.

    Snapshot Title: Fuel.
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    These coal slithers are made on site from fine coal powder (either mined in Vietnam or imported from China); this is mixed with water, shaped on the ground into brick-face-sized slithers and allowed t...



  31. Snapshot Title:
    Taken by: TobiasPC

    Image: Viscardi Gymnasium Schulteich
    Image Owner: TobiasPC



    Description:



  32. Coal.

    Snapshot Title: Coal.
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    The slithers of coal which help to fuel the firing are spaced randomly throughout the stack of bricks.



  33. Snapshot Title:
    Taken by: TobiasPC

    Image: Viscardi Gymnasium Schulteich
    Image Owner: TobiasPC



    Description:



  34. Snapshot Title:
    Taken by: TobiasPC

    Image: Viscardi Gymnasium Schulteich
    Image Owner: TobiasPC



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  35. The chimney.

    Snapshot Title: The chimney.
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    Fresh air to feed the firing process is drawn in through the bottom of the stack of "green" bricks by hot gases from the firing exiting through this opening into the chimney - which serves two adjacen...



  36. The top layer.

    Snapshot Title: The top layer.
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    The bricks at this level will form the top layer of unfired bricks.



  37. The way in and out  . . . .

    Snapshot Title: The way in and out . . . .
    Taken by: Tony Tapp

    Image: Preliminary GigaPan stitches from Vietnam trip - Inside a traditional brick kiln
    Image Owner: Tony Tapp



    Description:

    This is one of the two openings through which the nearly 700,000 bricks are loaded and unloaded.



  38. Roundhouse

    Snapshot Title: Roundhouse
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Big skies, big locomotive, Big Valley, Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    formerly used to service the rail rolling stock



  39. Dirt

    Snapshot Title: Dirt
    Taken by: billyboblee

    Image: Sweet Gum Leaf, 27 Gigapixel Panorama constructed from over 25,000 photographs
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

    Spot of dirt



  40. Photographer

    Snapshot Title: Photographer
    Taken by: mkuss15

    Image: Beaver Dam on White River Northwest Arkansas
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    Photographer



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