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1328560.  Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:41 am Reply with quote

No. 6207; A Study in Steel is a 1935 British documentary film which documents the construction of the steam locomotive, LMS Princess Royal Class No. 6207 Princess Arthur of Connaught, at the London Midland and Scottish Railway's Crewe Works. You can watch the full 17 minutes on YouTube.

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1328572.  Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:04 am Reply with quote

The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service's fact sheet HLA-6208 is on improving native pecan groves.

1328579.  Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:37 pm Reply with quote

There are 6209 letters in the Book of Habakkuk in the King James Bible.

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1328583.  Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:32 pm Reply with quote

In 2017 there were 6,210 hospitals in the United States.

1328584.  Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:45 pm Reply with quote

6211 is a so-called cuban prime: a prime number that is the difference between two consecutive cubes.

46^3 - 45^3 = 97336 - 91125 = 6211

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1328602.  Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:26 am Reply with quote

6212 Nauticals import Australian wine to somewhere "under the African sun".

1328604.  Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:40 am Reply with quote

According to The Samaritans, in 2017 there were 6213 suicides in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

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1328668.  Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:57 pm Reply with quote

Lower Buckden on the Stubbins Estate in Lancashire is situated by the B6214.

1328669.  Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:07 pm Reply with quote

Wikipedia article on Clearfield, Pennsylvania:
Clearfield is a borough and the county seat of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 6,215 people making it the second most populous community in Clearfield County behind DuBois.

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1328675.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:19 am Reply with quote

The postcode for picturesque Geiranger in Norway is 6216.

1328676.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:35 am Reply with quote

Data from the Spanish Interior Ministry shows that police fined 6217 people between April 2015 and January 2016 for showing "lack of respect to security forces".

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1328688.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:38 am Reply with quote

Canadian National steam locomotive 6218 is currently being restored at the Fort Erie Railway Museum.

1328691.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:14 am Reply with quote

The small Western Australian town of Cookernup recently won a "hard-slog" battle with Australia Post to have its postcode returned. In 1974 Cookernup merged into the neighbouring Harvey postcode of 6220, but several years ago locals began the fight to have their 6219 postcode reinstated. Australia Post believes this is the first time it has ever returned a town's postcode.

"It's just a magic thing to be able to say that's where you call home and that's the numbers associated with it," said Jac Taylor, a Cookernup resident since 2005.

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1328707.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:58 pm Reply with quote

On the opening day of the Clifton Rocks Railway on March 11th 1893 6,220 people travelled up and down the line. Some time before it closed in 1934 my paternal grandmother had at least one ride on it.

1328710.  Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:53 pm Reply with quote

Big Martin wrote:
On the opening day of the Clifton Rocks Railway on March 11th 1893 6,220 people travelled up and down the line.

And I note that there are plans to restore it as a museum.

The international dialling code for the German city of Heidelberg is +49 6221. It is home to Germany's oldest and one of Europe's most reputable universities.


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