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  1. AnthroposRex

    Triumphal Arches, aka Ianuae Magicae: bridge portals between places, or regular structures?

    They could have been aetheric power substations perhaps. Or possibly designed to light up and be amazing for that alone. I do like the thought of them being gates between themselves or to other realms. Even as an energy technology, though, they are quite interesting. Helios
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    Lightning Rod Fashion: 18th century grounded Umbrellas and Hats

    Here's an old world building that lights up with electricity in the right conditions. Possibly this is why the hats and umbrellas were necessary. Everything was charged up, perhaps.
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    Artificial Deluge

    I found this article on concussion rainmaking - Rainmaking by Concussion in the Rocky Mountains - that mentions that John Aitken of Scotland was an early proponent of artillery fire making rain because of the dust particles that gets distributed in the atmosphere. Wikipedia has him as a...
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    1892 Pioneer Building in Seattle: how and when was it built?

    I think the disaster photos come first. Then they built the city and changed stuff over time. The common historical narrative has it out of sequence.
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    Hypothesis: Mutiny in the Sky or a Short History of the World

    I read that Anglo American magazine you cited. While the info may be solid regarding Apollyon/Napoleon (I don't know), the story itself, "A Case Of Clairvoyance" looks like it's a fictional tale of a guy who traveled to the 31st century and listened to historians of the time discuss his time...
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    The State of Georgia #1: Atlanta or Decatur, that is the question.

    Intuition points me more towards there being two distinct kingdoms here. After the New Madrid Earthquake the northern and coastal Vatican supported group attacked west, mopping up survivors.