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  • Tuffi und die Schwebebahn

    Tuffi und die Schwebebahn

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    [elementor-template id=”3378″] Tuffi und die Schwebebahn The suspension monorail was invented in England in the 1820s. The distinction is small but the first suspended railway was opened on June 25, 1825, using a patent recorded by Henry Palmer. It was built to carry bricks, but as an opening stunt it carried passengers. Through the next…

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Bill Burton


Cotton was king in the American South and west from before the Civil War into World War II. Picking cotton was backbreaking work for slaves and later tenant farmers and sharecroppers. So why did Blytheville, Arkansas hold a Cotton Picking Contest from 1941 until 1961?

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