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The Quarry By Marlene McCuistion
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A lovely young man dead at the hands of a ruthless drug lord A mother determined to get justice for her son.
The Magic Quarry By Patricia Graham
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Three children go on a picnic to the Magic Quarry with their mum and auntie. They soon discover why the quarry is magic when they hear about Ballachulish Bob and his adventures with the little people.
Quarry Bank Mill - An Investigation By John Riley
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An investigation into Quarry Bank Mill addressing three questions regarding: (1)The decision to build the mill at Styal. (2)Were the workers treated like slaves? (3)The functions and features of... More > Quarry Bank.< Less
Hungry Chert Quarries By Stephen Eastmead
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The Yorkshire Dales is well known for its historic links with the lead mining industry particularly during the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, but other metals like silver, zinc and copper have... More > been extracted in smaller quantities. Aggregates like limestone and sandstone are still being quarried. Chert was quarried in Swaledale and the adjacent Arkengarthdale from c.1901 to c.1950 when the market for chert suddenly collapsed. Up to 1922 the principal chert quarrying was at Fremington Edge quarry situated above Reeth in Swaledale, but in 1922 a second chert quarry started in Arkengarthdale on Mouldside. Whilst walking Mouldside for many years and having read the available accounts, there appeared to be some aspects that did not quite fit or had not been described. Unfortunately we can no longer ask the men who must have toiled long and arduous hours here, but I hope this short report (more a pictorial record) will add an extra layer to what we know, or at least stimulate further discussion.< Less
Gravel Quarries: Alaska By Hal Gage
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The making of any modern western civilization is incumbent on the very ground on which it is built. The gravel pit is the lowest common denominator in the making of (for better or worse) our cities.... More > Gravel is quarried for roads, building foundations, the making of concrete and even for decorative uses in landscaping. The humble gravel pit, it can be said, is the very foundation of our highways, towns, and homes. In Alaska the gravel pit lives on beyond its practical use; as a quick respite for campers or as impromptu rifle range for target practice are but a few of its many ancillary uses. With the Lower 48s manicured RV parks and no camping signs the gravel pit in Alaska symbolizes the old Alaska; the rough and ready, makeshift pioneering-spirit Alaska.< Less
Gravel Quarries: Alaska By Hal Gage
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The making of any modern western civilization is incumbent on the very ground on which it is built. The gravel pit is the lowest common denominator in the making of (for better or worse) our cities.... More > Gravel is quarried for roads, building foundations, the making of concrete and even for decorative uses in landscaping. The humble gravel pit, it can be said, is the very foundation of our highways, towns, and homes. In Alaska the gravel pit lives on beyond its practical use; as a quick respite for campers or as impromptu rifle range for target practice are but a few of its many ancillary uses. With the Lower 48s manicured RV parks and no camping signs the gravel pit in Alaska symbolizes the old Alaska; the rough and ready, makeshift pioneering-spirit Alaska.< Less
Defenders of Light: Hunter's Quarry By Elisa Parmley
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The bond between friends is strong, but the men who hunt Krissa are stronger still... It's hard enough going to a new school and training to be a Healer without someone trying to kill you, but for... More > fourteen-year-old Krissa Drake school and threats to her life go hand in hand. She doesn't know why the Shadow Walkers have been hired to kill her and steal her bluefire bloodstone, but she knows she won't let them take it without a fight. With the help of the dragon spirit Urakken and the weapons master Kylar Hunt, Krissa trains to use a sword as well as Heal. She has to be ready to protect herself and her friends at Nilanor Academy when the Shadow Walkers return, for they will do anything to get Krissa's bloodstone--even use her friends against her.< Less
Defenders of Light: Hunter's Quarry By Elisa Parmley
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The bond between friends is strong, but the men who hunt Krissa are stronger still... It's hard enough going to a new school and training to be a Healer without someone trying to kill you, but for... More > fourteen-year-old Krissa Drake school and threats to her life go hand in hand. She doesn't know why the Shadow Walkers have been hired to kill her and steal her bluefire bloodstone, but she knows she won't let them take it without a fight. With the help of the dragon spirit Urakken and the weapons master Kylar Hunt, Krissa trains to use a sword as well as Heal. She has to be ready to protect herself and her friends at Nilanor Academy when the Shadow Walkers return, for they will do anything to get Krissa's bloodstone--even use her friends against her.< Less
Landscapes and the Proposed Mega-Quarry By Donna Wells
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This book of photographs depicts the Land, the Water, and Perspectives regarding the proposed mega-quarry planned for the township of Melancthon in Dufferin County, 1 and 1/2 hours north of Toronto... More > Ontario. Price includes $10 donation to NDACT (www.ndact.com).< Less
Bruce Quarrie's Tank Battles in Miniature Vol 2 A Wargamers’ Guide to the Russian Campaign 1941-1945 By John Curry, Bruce Quarrie
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Bruce Quarrie (1947-2004) was a prolific author and military historian. He wrote over forty titles, mostly on the Second World War, and edited many more. Len Deighton described him as "one of... More > our most meticulous and well-informed historians”. The Russian Front was a critical battlefield in World War II, involving millions of men and tens of thousands of tanks, guns and aircraft. Bruce Quarrie’s work is an authoritative account of the actual campaign and the weapons used by both sides. It also discusses the best ways these can be reproduced on the table top as a wargame. Contents include a summary of the campaigns, well-illustrated with numerous maps, plus technical specifications and performance data for the vehicles, tanks, guns and aircraft used. Bruce Quarrie’s classic book on wargaming the Eastern Front has been reproduced by the History of Wargaming Project.< Less