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By W. S. MacKenzie

Atlas of igneous rocks and their textures A significant other quantity to the Atlas of Rock-forming Minerals in skinny part, this full-colour guide is designed for use as a laboratory handbook either by way of easy scholars of earth sciences venture a research of igneous rocks in skinny part below the microscope, and via extra complex scholars and academics as a reference paintings. The ebook is split into elements — half One is dedicated to images of some of the universal textures present in igneous rocks with short descriptions accompanying every one picture. half illustrates the looks of examples of a few sixty of the most common (and a couple of no longer so universal) igneous rock forms; every one photo is followed by way of a quick description of the sphere of view proven. approximately three hundred full-colour images are incorporated, and in lots of instances an analogous view is proven either in plane-polarized gentle and less than crossed polars. a short account of ways skinny sections could be ready is integrated as an appendix. it's believed that the beginner geologist utilizing those directions could be capable of make his personal skinny sections and, through a comparatively basic microscope, benefit from the learn of rocks in skinny part.

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Worth the long drive. ” But we’ve had a significant number of car manufacturers, especially in the southeastern part of the state. Ever hear of Daniels? Fleetwood? Duryea? Some of these were independent and some were related to other better-known companies. But they were all Pennsylvania car makers. Before the horseless carriage, there was the horse-withcarriage and the Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory in Boyertown. Once the age of the automobile began, the carriage company became the Boyertown Auto Body Works, which lasted until 1990.

But his work lives on in the museum. We looked at a 1904 Duryea Phaeton and a 1908 Buggyaut. True to its name, the latter looks more buggy than car, but it was very versatile and could be used as a pickup truck or passenger vehicle. I guess you could call it the first suv. One of the few pieces in the museum with no Pennsylvania connection is a two-horse hearse from England, ca. 1870. With its glass and silver lamps, silver coffin holder, and Waterford crystal windows, it is an impressive sight, although it brought to mind the ghost hearse running up the stairs in A Christmas Carol.

It’s about the road and an era that no longer exists—before McDonald’s—when people had to pack picnic lunches, complete with a thermos of lemonade for any extended trips, when gas stations weren’t found every ten miles and Breezewood’s life as the Town of Motels was just somebody’s dream. The signs for Lost Highways are on the second floor of the boyd_pt02 2/19/03 2:14 PM Page 45 building (easily visible from across the street) and in the doorway. I rang the bell as my sister Candace peered in the shop windows on the street.

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