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Anchorage zoo installs treadmill for its elephant

...with gates on either end so she can get on and off the treadmill, which is separated from her main living quarters by steel beams. Zoo officials are eager to get the elephant house renovation completed and Maggie back in her permanent home before...
Man prepares for self-sufficiency in retirement

...and a third tank will be the platform for his greenhouse. He worked on his own, using a small crane to maneuver the steel beams into place. "That's what I do for a living, and it's kind of fun," he said. Garrison - his hands, his denim...
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Man injured when falling steel beams crush vehicle ANCHORAGE - A Wasilla...tractor-trailer carrying the steel beams was cut off by a smaller truck...pulled to an abrupt stop and the steel beams broke through wood supports, tumbling...
Bernie Karl: Geothermal expert, king of renewables

...10-acre facility yard in North Pole, he stores such items as pipe and pipeline camps, as well as aging aircraft and steel beams. "I even have my own missile," he said. "Everyone should have their own missile." Years ago, Karl was hired...
MLB remembers Sept. 11 with on-field tributes

...very much so," Giambi said.At Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park, where the Reds hosted the Chicago Cubs, a steel beam from the World Trade Center was on display courtesy of the Cincinnati Fire Museum.Before San Francisco hosted Colorado...
Sealaska Heritage almost at $20M construction goal

...dancing and storytelling. The building also will contain living space for an artist-in-residence.Right now, steel beams are going up at the construction site. Kadinger said the center is a big endeavor for the time frame Sealaska Heritage...
Challenges abound for new Alaska rail bridge

...manager for the Alaska Railroad Corp., said there are many variables in the final plan, including where to build the steel beams needed when construction begins. Lindamood said each of the 80 beams will be 12 feet high, 165 feet long and weigh...
My son met the ghost of Marshall Zhukov

...Svetlana Federova. There is a stark monument on the outskirts of Moscow. It is of tremendous size and made of twisted steel beams. It is almost grotesque. Its function was a tank trap or obstacle. It signifies now and for years, perhaps even...
New visitor center opens at Denali

...facility began in earnest in June 2006. Contractors used recycled materials from the original building, including steel beams and wood lathes from the old handrail and observation deck. They also used rock harvested from the Fairbanks area...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Shea Stadium new home away from home for Yanks 4/15/98

...wooden planks were placed in the bowels of the upper deck, and lighting was installed so engineers could examine every steel beam. Workers drilled into a beam near the faulty joint to make sure it was still safe, and the failed part was sent to...


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