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Brewer's: Stations

The fourteen stations of the Catholic Church. These are generally called “Stations of the Cross,” and the whole series is known as the via Calvaria or via Crucis. Each station represents…

Central Station

Director:Walter SallesWriters:Joao Emanuel Carneiro and Marcos BernsteinSony Pictures; R; 115 minutesRelease:11/98Cast:Fernanda Montenegro, Marilia Pera, Vinicius de Oliveira Central Station…

Union Station

Washington, D.C.Designed in 1903 by Daniel Burnham photo by Carol M. Highsmith The American Institute of Architects and Harris Interactive selected Union Station in Washington…

College Station

(Encyclopedia) College Station, city (1990 pop. 52,456), Brazos co., E central Tex.; inc. 1938. In a prosperous cattle and cotton producing area, College Station doubled in population from 1970 to…

Valley Station

(Encyclopedia) Valley Station, uninc. town (1990 pop. 22,840), Jefferson co., N central Ky, S of Louisville. It is a primarily residential community.

Huntington Station

(Encyclopedia) Huntington Station, uninc. town (1990 pop. 28,247), Suffolk co., SE N.Y., on the north shore of Long Island. The town has a diverse manufacturing base and is located near a popular…

Brandy Station

(Encyclopedia) Brandy Station, small trading center, Culpeper co., Va. It was the scene of the greatest cavalry engagement of the Civil War (also called the battle of Fleetwood Hill), fought June 9,…

space station

(Encyclopedia) space station or space platform, artificial earth satellite, usually manned, that is placed in a fixed orbit and can serve as a base for astronomical observations; zero-gravity…

Grand Central Station

New York, N.Y. Designed in 1913 by Reed and Stern and Warren and Wetmore photo by Carol M. Highsmith The American Institute of Architects and Harris Interactive selected the Gateway Arch in St…