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  1. Locomotive (16705 bytes)
    27: ... locomotive was some two and a half times that of diesel power, and the daily mileage achievable was far l...
    29: ...ey are less affected by reduced air pressure than diesel engines.
    31: ===Diesel-mechanical===
    32: ...[[first world war]] which saw a number of simplex diesel systems built for the war, a small number of whic...
    34: ...to do so. Therefore this type of transmission is only suitable for low-powered [[Switcher|shunting]] l...
  2. Germany (46412 bytes)
    62: ... as Germany was unified as a modern nation-state only in [[1871]], when the [[German Empire]], dominat...
    79: ...sm|imperialistic]] course, [[New Imperialism|not unlike other powers]], but it led to friction with ne...
    136: ...p to the reconstruction efforts in [[Iraq]], but only outside of the war-torn country. In [[2004]], Ge...
    184: ...'''11''' [[Rhineland-Palatinate]]||[[Mainz]]||Rheinland-Pfalz||Mainz
    234: ... in the [[Saarland]], where mining is profitable only thanks to state subsidies. Brown coal from mines...
  3. West Virginia (24258 bytes)
    46: West Virginia is the only American state formed as a direct result of the ...
    48: ...particularly around the Wheeling region, and the only three counties in Virginia to vote for [[Abraham...
    72: ...s are essentially the same, the difference being only the naming convention of north and south, with W...
    76: ...derived from mountains to the east, in a shallow inland sea on the west. Some beds illustrate a coasta...
    82: ... be called in to quell a rebellion, dropping the only bombs ever dropped by the US Army against its ow...
  4. Minnesota (26682 bytes)
    65: ... country, perhaps a reflection of the strong [[mainline Protestant]] and [[Roman Catholic]] following.
    116: ... the need, 2% [[biodiesel]] will be required in [[diesel fuel]] in [[2005]]. Many farmers also now operat...
    118: ...s along the Mississippi River, in and out of the inland seaport of Duluth, along [[railroad]]s that cr...
    153: ...4% of Minnesotans are [[Protestant]] (mostly [[mainline Protestant]]), although there are also a large...
  5. Timeline of invention (28171 bytes)
    110: * [[1510]]: [[Pocket watch]]: [[Peter Henlein]]
    311: ...ormer]]: [[William Stanley (physicist)|William Stanley]]
    321: ... [[1888]]: [[Pneumatic tube tire]]: [[John Boyd Dunlop]]
    339: * [[1895]]: [[Diesel engine]]: [[Rudolf Diesel]]
    394: * [[1914]]: [[Tank]], military: [[Ernest Dunlop Swinton]]
  6. List of inventors (14020 bytes)
    67: ...dolf Diesel]], (1858-1913), [[Germany]] — [[Diesel engine]]
    113: *[[Robert Heinlein]], (1907-1988), waterbed
  7. Alternative technology (2518 bytes)
    11: ...fuels for automobiles (besides [[gasoline]] and [[diesel]])
    16: ** [[Biodiesel]]
  8. Economics (30960 bytes)
    1: ...tion of [[scarcity|scarce]] resources to satisfy unlimited wants. This involves analyzing the [[produ...
    45: ...surable value is needed. The oldest and most commonly used is ''price'', or the going rate of exchange...
    54: ... only at the expense of, say, fewer carrots (you only have so much land on which to grow food - land i...
    74: ... economists, but those theories are far from the only accepted basis for "value". For example, [[neocl...
    89: ...it also requires having a model of how people use diesel, and what other goods they might substitute for i...
  9. Golf (35905 bytes)
    12: ....) For the shortest holes a good player requires only one stroke to hit the ball to the green. On long...
    40: ...eams of two players each, in which each team has only one ball and players alternate playing it. For e...
    57: ...sition where it has come to rest after a stroke, unless a rule allows or demands otherwise (Rule 13-1)...
    60: *a ball may only be replaced by another if it is destroyed, lost,...
    73: *Parkland courses: typical inland courses, often resembling traditional British ...
  10. Ship (18843 bytes)
    23: The marine [[diesel]] engine first came into use around [[1912]]: eit...
    25: ...th steam turbines but subsequently converted to [[diesel]] as a cost-saving measure.
    27: ...t safety and waste disposal. It has become usual only in large [[aircraft carrier]]s and in [[submarin...
    30: ...on]]s or [[flotilla]]s. [[Convoy]]s of ships commonly occur.
    52: ...zontal surfaces in the ship's general structure. Unlike flats, they are a structural part of the ship.
  11. Train (10331 bytes)
    31: ...abor intensive and cleaner (but more expensive) [[diesel locomotive]]s and [[electric locomotive]]s, while...
    33: ...ation but at a very high initial cost, which can only be justified on high traffic lines. Since the c...
    70: ...ght train, whereby the cargo had to be loaded or unloaded manually.
  12. Aircraft (13315 bytes)
    57: ... where the body itself produces lift. So far the only significant practical application of the lifting...
    73: ...gh some new ones are being designed to operate on diesel or jet fuel. Piston engines normally become less...
    82: Combat planes like fighters or bombers represent only a minority of the category. Many civil aircraft...
  13. Watercraft (2566 bytes)
    8: ...e or snorkel for a supply of the air that running diesel engines requires; in contrast, nuclear-powered su...
    12: ...ny specific individual object (and probably then only as a affectation): rather the term serves to uni...
  14. History of rail transport (7056 bytes)
    6: ... [[England]] in the [[1820s]]. They remained the only practical overland mechanized transport for well...
    29: ...e Counties, and the [[Inland Empire (California)|Inland Empire]]. There were similar systems in Europ...
    33: ===Diesel Power===
    34: ... countries to adopt Diesel power). By the 1950s, Diesel and electric power had replaced steam power on mo...
  15. Steamboat (11603 bytes)
    8: ...r'' is occasionally used, out of nostalgia, for [[diesel]] motor driven vessels, prefix "'''MV'''".
    37: ... years a steamer service was in operation on the inland [[Loch Lomond]], a forerunner of the lake stea...
    53: ...oss the Atlantic Ocean before it was converted to diesel engines in 1986.
    60: ...ld.html Cruising The World TV Show (RTP-TV 2001) Online video showing trip down Mississippi on the Del...
  16. Hybrid vehicle (47544 bytes)
    6: ...e gasoline as their sole [[fuel]] source though [[diesel]] and other fuels such as [[ethanol]] or plant ba...
    12: ...r the Environment | url=http://www.ncseonline.org/NLE/CRSreports/energy/eng-9.cfm | accessdate=January...
    14: ...y, though a number of nations continue to rely on diesel-electric fleets.
    16: ... power, and in some places such as California is only a minor contributor, overshadowed by natural gas...
    20: ...s, Ford licensed patents involving their European diesel engines to Toyota. Toyota announced model year [[...
  17. March 18 (10594 bytes)
    20: ...son]] for [[civil disobedience]]. He would serve only 2 years.
    55: *[[1858]] - [[Rudolf Diesel]], German inventor (d. [[1913]])
    129: * [[United States]] - National [[Biodiesel]] Day
    133: * [http://www.tnl.net/when/3/18 Today in History: March 18]
  18. Rail transport (15539 bytes)
    9: ..., the rails distribute the weight of the train evenly, allowing significantly greater loads per [[axle...
    22: ...lly aesthetic constructions, but they won't work unless they are given an appropriate system on which ...
    28: ...r [[steam locomotive|steam]], [[diesel locomotive|diesel]] or [[electric locomotive]]s. The last of these ...
    30: ...a limited amount of traffic and are consequently only used on [[branch line]]s.
    59: [[image:UP_Diesel.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Twin diesel locomotives of the Union Pacific refueling at Dun...
  19. Mustard (7834 bytes)
    26: ...]] liquid fuel similar to [[diesel]] fuel. The biodiesel made from mustard oil has good cold flow properti...
  20. History of Germany (53864 bytes)
    50: ...-people and the Teutonic Order, moved into the thinly populated Slav territories east of the Oder ([[B...
    110: ... the nobility and citizenry, an "[[enlightenment|enlightened]] [[absolutism]]" was established in Prus...
    151: ...ssia and [[Denmark]] over [[Schleswig]], which - unlike [[Holstein]] - was not part of the German Conf...
    194: ... another. In 1893 [[Rudolf Diesel]] developed the diesel engine. In 1893, the [[Kiel Canal]] was opened be...
    196: In 1888 Kaiser Wilhelm I died, followed only 99 days later by his son [[Friedrich III, German...

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