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  • Everything that makes this the go-to tool bag among construction pros also makes it the ideal trunk-bag for the rest of us: a steel-frame hinged opening, industrial-grade canvas body, riveted leather handles and a vinyl-reinforced bottom.

    The Best Junk for Your Trunk

  • Older steel-frame buildings actually offer an advantage over newer concrete buildings because their frames serve as conductors.

    Beyond Human Control

  • Bank spokeswoman Cheri Gillian said the steel-frame building is considered structurally sound, but the bank will remain closed – possibly operating out of a nearby church – until someone can inspect it.

    Cordova, Alaska Snowfall Leaves Town Struggling To Dig Out

  • Tom Dixon's steel-frame Bulb chandelier £2,260 creates a constellation of naked energy-efficient bulbs.

    Finding Tomorrow's Heirlooms Today

  • While Allied factories had the advantage of General Electric's patent for fluorescent lighting, making vast windowless sheds safer from air raids and more efficient, the Germans, who generally preferred Neoclassical designs even for bomb shelters, also went for a modern steel-frame aesthetic in their factories.

    Building for War

  • There are examples of fires raging for over 20 hours in steel-frame buildings without bring them down.

    Printing: Reopening the Wound

  • So-called moment-resisting frames join columns and beams in a way that absorbs the energy of a temblor, whereas steel-frame bracing, such as the X-shaped grid on the exterior of Chicago's John Hancock building, also absorb lateral forces.

    Building Codes Eased Impact of Chile Quake

  • In the northern US, wooden barns are common; in the desert Southwest, steel-frame structures are pretty much the standard.

    BOOK VIEW CAFE BLOG » The Fine Art of Horse Stowage

  • A steel-frame single bed with a thin mattress, a little bedside table, and that was about it.

    Vicious Grace

  • In the 1930s, steel-frame light towers allowed Rickwood to become the first minor league park with night baseball.

    WILLIE MAYS

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