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SuperlativesOLDEST - Fish Hatchery in Montana - Anaconda, MT

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Montana's first and oldest state run fish hatchery was built in Washoe Park in 1907 and continues in operation to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Park in Anaconda, MT

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Washoe Park, Anaconda's oldest park, is on the north side of the city, on West Pennsylvania Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSHORTEST -- Covered Bridge in Oregon - Lost Creek Covered Bridge

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At 39 feet long, Lost Creek Covered Bridge is the shortest covered bridge in Oregon and purportedly the oldest as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST U.F.O. Landing Pad – St. Paul, Alberta

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St. Paul is located on Hwy. 29 and about 100 km northeast of Vegreville. In 1967 St. Paul decided that what the town really needed was a UFO landing pad. So they built one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Indoor Rodeo - Stavely, Alberta, Canada

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Stavely is located equidistant between Calgary and Lethbridge, just over 100 km south of Calgary on Highway 2 and the same distance north of Lethbridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Steel Framed Skyscraper in Missoula, MT

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The iconic 1921 Wilma Theatre contains three theatres, two small 125 seat cinemas and a luxurious 1066 seat Louis XIV style theatre. The building was the first steel framed skyscraper to be built in the city of Missoula, MT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Public School in Columbia Falls, MT

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This 1891 brick church was originally built as a Catholic church and also served as Columbia Falls' first public school. Built of locally made brick, this was one of the first churches in northwest Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - School in Metaline Falls, WA

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Designed by well known Washington architects Cutter and Malgren, this Neoclassically styled former school was built in 1912 by Pend Oreille School District #2. It was the first, and until 1956, only school in Metaline Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Commercial Wind Farm in Canada - Cowley, AB

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As one enters Alberta from BC on the Crowsnest Highway, this is the first large windfarm one encounters. It stretches out of sight to the south along the highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Tethered balloon in the world

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PanoraMagique, the world's largest tethered balloon, installed at Disney Village / PanoraMagique, le plus grand ballon captif du monde installé à Disney Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesMOST - Efficient Hydroelectric Project in B.C.

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Seven Mile Dam is on the Pend d'Oreille River between the Waneta Dam and the Boundary Project in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Coal Burning Willamette Locomotive - Fort Missoula, MT

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This Willamette locomotive is in the collection of vintage machinery, tractors and railroad rolling stock at Fort Missoula in Missoula, Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: 7/10/2014

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Stone bridge in Sweden

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The Östra Bron (East Bridge) in Karlstad with its 168 meters is the longest stone bridge in Sweden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Värmland, Sweden

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Monument erected by a Slave for his Master - Otterville, IL

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This is the ONLY monument of it type in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Convenience store in the world

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Not your usual Convenience Store. This one includes 60 gas pumps, fresh made food, a huge assortment of candy and other snacks, Texas souvenirs and hunting/fishing supplies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 57

location: Texas

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Remaining School Building in Nevada - Glendale School - Sparks, NV

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This former one-room schoolhouse now resides along Victorian Avenue, a nice historical district with preserved railroad pieces and other monuments of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Egyptian Revival Building in Montana

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Listed on the National Register on October 3rd, 2012, this one time bank was built in 1913 in the tiny community of Dayton, MT and survived until its closing in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Structure - Platt National Park - Sulphur, OK

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Constructed in 1909, the Lincoln Bridge is the OLDEST and FIRST structure completed in what is now the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Running Show - Cranbourn Street, London, UK

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The Agatha Christie memorial, that also serves as the 60th Anniversary of "The Mousetrap", takes the form of a book with a bust of Agatha Christie at its centre. When unveiled in November 2012 there had been 25000 performances of the show.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST artesian well in Oklahoma - Sulphur, OK

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At the time of its drilling in 1922, the Vendome Well was also the LARGEST artesian well in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Loop in Europe

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This is the highest loop in a roller coaster of Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 9/10/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Font cover in England - St Edmund's Church, Southwold, Suffolk

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1930's font cover by F E Howard, at 24ft high apparently the tallest in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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Originally known as the Tanner house, this Queen Anne was built in 1906 by Dan Tanner for the exorbitant cost of $2,500. It is one of the few Queen Annes in Sandpoint and is the only house in Sandpoint with a tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Active Northern Pacific Railway Station - Sandpoint, ID

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Built by the Northern Pacific in 1916, this station is the only Gothic style railway in the state. Passenger service through this station continued until the beginning of AMTRAK on May 1, 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOklahoma's FIRST strategic oil find - Edmond, OK

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The West Edmond Field lived out many superlatives at a time when the country really needed it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

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