Kirkgate Market in Leeds, England. Designed by Joseph and John Leeming and built during Leeds’ hay-day as a textiles and industrial manufacturer in the mid 1800’s, it still stands as the largest covered market in Europe today.[1552×1164]

Kirkgate Market in Leeds, England. Designed by Joseph and John Leeming and built during Leeds’ hay-day as a textiles and industrial manufacturer in the mid 1800’s, it still stands as the largest covered market in Europe today.[1552×1164]

Balkerne Gate ruins in Colchester (south-east England) at night, dated to the first century CE. It is the largest and best preserved Roman gate that has survived to our times. [564×423]

Balkerne Gate ruins in Colchester (south-east England) at night, dated to the first century CE. It is the largest and best preserved Roman gate that has survived to our times. [564×423]

An incredible mosaic found during the construction of the Antakya Museum Hotel, Turkey. It’s the largest single expanse of mosaic in the world covering 1050 sq. metres [1125×1397]

An incredible mosaic found during the construction of the Antakya Museum Hotel, Turkey. It’s the largest single expanse of mosaic in the world covering 1050 sq. metres [1125×1397]

The Hereford Mappa Mundi: the largest medieval map that is still intact, featuring places, biblical stories, animals, 3D scan in comments,ca 1300,England [960 x 860]

The Hereford Mappa Mundi: the largest medieval map that is still intact, featuring places, biblical stories, animals, 3D scan in comments,ca 1300,England [960 x 860]

Abandoned Fire department in Ocean Falls, BC, Canada. We took the 20 hour ferry that sails once a week to stop at these small communities. This was a bustling town of 3900 that, in its time, had the largest hotel in the province. Now, mostly abandoned with about 50 residence.

Abandoned Fire department in Ocean Falls, BC, Canada. We took the 20 hour ferry that sails once a week to stop at these small communities. This was a bustling town of 3900 that, in its time, had the largest hotel… Continue Reading

The semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir, present holder of the title of world’s largest crane vessel, is readied for entry into service at Singapore.

The semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir, present holder of the title of world’s largest crane vessel, is readied for entry into service at Singapore.

Recently published photo from inside the remains of RAF Fauld – site of the largest ever non-nuclear explosion. I have walked around the 400 foot deep, 3/4 mile wide crater.

Recently published photo from inside the remains of RAF Fauld – site of the largest ever non-nuclear explosion. I have walked around the 400 foot deep, 3/4 mile wide crater.

Largest house in America!!! You liked the Grand Staircase, so I thought I’d share my picture of the Solarium. Don’t miss the gargoyles in the top left! Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC. [1125×2436]

Largest house in America!!! You liked the Grand Staircase, so I thought I’d share my picture of the Solarium. Don’t miss the gargoyles in the top left! Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC. [1125×2436]