"A hoisting crane used in building piers, towers, chineys, etc."-Whitney, 1902

Abutment-crane

"A hoisting crane used in building piers, towers, chineys, etc."-Whitney, 1902

"Plan of Amiens Cathedral. A, Apsidal aisle. B B, Outer aisles of choir. F G, Transepts. H, Central tower. I J, Western turrets. M, Principal or western doorway. N N, Western side doors. P Q, North and south aisles of choir. R R R, Chapels. T U, North and south aisles of nave." — Winston's Encyclopedia, 1919

Amiens Cathedral

"Plan of Amiens Cathedral. A, Apsidal aisle. B B, Outer aisles of choir. F G, Transepts. H, Central…

The Asinelli and Garisenda Towers, Bologna.

Asinelli and Garisenda Towers

The Asinelli and Garisenda Towers, Bologna.

"Tower of Earl's Barton Church, Northhamptonshire." —D'Anvers, 1895

Tower of Barton Church

"Tower of Earl's Barton Church, Northhamptonshire." —D'Anvers, 1895

An illustration of a bell tower in Augusta, Georgia as seen in 1874.

Bell Tower

An illustration of a bell tower in Augusta, Georgia as seen in 1874.

A diagram of a tower brewery cellars. A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of beer, though beer can be made in the home, and has been for much of beer's history. A company which makes beer is called either a brewery or a brewing company. The diversity of size in breweries is matched by the diversity of processes, degrees of automation, and kinds of beer produced in breweries. Typically a brewery is divided into distinct sections, with each section reserved for one part of the brewing process.

Tower Brewery Cellars

A diagram of a tower brewery cellars. A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of beer, though…

"Chulpa or Burial Tower, Peru." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Burial Tower

"Chulpa or Burial Tower, Peru." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Campanile and Facade of SS Giovanni E Paolo." — Young, 1901

Campanile

"Campanile and Facade of SS Giovanni E Paolo." — Young, 1901

A European castle.

Castle

A European castle.

Tower of Barton-on-Humber church, Lincolnshire. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its period being from the conversion of England to Christianity till the conquest or near it, when Norman architecture began to prevail.

Barton-on-Humber Church

Tower of Barton-on-Humber church, Lincolnshire. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English…

The tower is the only remaining piece of the Earls Barton Church in Northamptonshire, England. It is one of the best examples of Saxon architecture.

Earls Barton Church

The tower is the only remaining piece of the Earls Barton Church in Northamptonshire, England. It is…

An illustration of a fixed hand revolving jib crane. A jib crane is a type of crane where a horizontal member (jib or boom), supporting a moveable hoist, is fixed to a wall or to a floor-mounted pillar. Jib cranes are used in industrial premises and on military vehicles. The jib may swing through an arc, to give additional lateral movement, or be fixed. Similar cranes, often known simply as hoists, were fitted on the top floor of warehouse buildings to enable goods to be lifted to all floors.

Fixed Hand Revolving Jib Crane

An illustration of a fixed hand revolving jib crane. A jib crane is a type of crane where a horizontal…

"The Eiffel Tower is a notable structure in Paris, France. The plans for the Paris exposition of 1889 included a monstrous iron tower, to be raised on the Champs-de-Mars, 1,000 feet high. The designer, Gustave Eiffel, constructed it of iron lattice-work, with three sets of elevators giving access to the summit."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Eiffel Tower

"The Eiffel Tower is a notable structure in Paris, France. The plans for the Paris exposition of 1889…

Fault in the round tower of Terranuova in Calabria occasioned by the earthquake of 1783.

Fault in Terranuova

Fault in the round tower of Terranuova in Calabria occasioned by the earthquake of 1783.

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

Garfield's Tomb

The tomb of 20th United States President James A. Garfield in Cleveland, Ohio.

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

King's College

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

An illustration of King's College located in Aberdeen.

King's College

An illustration of King's College located in Aberdeen.

This image depicts the towers of a castle, La Torre del Clavero, in Salamaca, Spain.

La Torre del Clavero

This image depicts the towers of a castle, La Torre del Clavero, in Salamaca, Spain.

"A tower or other elevated structure bearing a light at the top and erected at the entrance of a harbor or on some rock or headland to serve as a guide or warning of danger to navigators at night." -Foster, 1921

Lighthouse

"A tower or other elevated structure bearing a light at the top and erected at the entrance of a harbor…

This piece, by Niccolo Pisano, is the earliest authenticated work by the artist. The sculpture can now be found in Pisa, Italy.

The Pulpit of the Baptistry

This piece, by Niccolo Pisano, is the earliest authenticated work by the artist. The sculpture can now…

Entrance to Raleigh's Cell in the Tower

Raleigh's Cell

Entrance to Raleigh's Cell in the Tower

"A Round Tower, located in Devenish, Ireland." — Chambers, 1881

Round Tower

"A Round Tower, located in Devenish, Ireland." — Chambers, 1881

Santa Maria in Cosmedin is a minor basilica church in Rome, Italy.

Santa Maria in Cosmedin

Santa Maria in Cosmedin is a minor basilica church in Rome, Italy.

"Temple of Saturn, Tabularium and Tower of Capitol." — Young, 1901

Temple of Saturn

"Temple of Saturn, Tabularium and Tower of Capitol." — Young, 1901

Tower of Sompting church, Essex. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its period being from the conversion of England to Christianity till the conquest or near it, when Norman architecture began to prevail.

Church Saxon Architecture

Tower of Sompting church, Essex. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture,…

Long and short work. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its period being from the conversion of England to Christianity till the conquest or near it, when Norman architecture began to prevail.

Long and Short Saxon Architecture

Long and short work. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its period…

A tall cylindrical structure, usually beside a barn, in which fodder is stored.

Structure Silo

A tall cylindrical structure, usually beside a barn, in which fodder is stored.

A spire is a steeple that diminishes as it ascends.

Spire

A spire is a steeple that diminishes as it ascends.

A spire is a steeple that diminishes as it ascends.

Spire

A spire is a steeple that diminishes as it ascends.

The Cathedral of Spires was built between 916 and 1097. It is the largest church in Germany. Designed in a Romanesque style, it has two towers in the front with spires on top, similar to a pointed spear.

The Cathedral at Spires

The Cathedral of Spires was built between 916 and 1097. It is the largest church in Germany. Designed…

The tower of St. Front, Perigueux.

St. Front Tower

The tower of St. Front, Perigueux.

St. John's Chapel, or the Chapel of St. John the Evangelist, is located in the Tower of London. Dating from 1080, this complete 11th century church is the oldest church in London. A beautiful Romanesque chapel, St. John's is on the second floor of the White Tower, which was built in 1077-97 as a keep or citadel, the oldest part of William the Conqueror's powerful fortress.

St. John's Chapel in the Tower

St. John's Chapel, or the Chapel of St. John the Evangelist, is located in the Tower of London. Dating…

The Sumaree Temple in Benares, India is an example of Sanskrit architecture.

Sumaree Temple

The Sumaree Temple in Benares, India is an example of Sanskrit architecture.

An illustration of a tower.

Tower

An illustration of a tower.

Scenery with a tower and moonlight shading.

Tower

Scenery with a tower and moonlight shading.

A military tower.

Tower

A military tower.

"The Tower of Earl's Barton, Northamptonshire, is one of the best examples of a building in England which ranks as Saxon." — Chambers, 1881

Tower of Earl's Barton

"The Tower of Earl's Barton, Northamptonshire, is one of the best examples of a building in England…

Tower of London, with donjon in courtyard.

Tower of London

Tower of London, with donjon in courtyard.

The leaning tower of Pisa, located in Italy.

Tower of Pisa

The leaning tower of Pisa, located in Italy.

The Tower of the Winds, also called horologion (timepiece), is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower on the Roman agora in Athens. The structure features a combination of sundials, a water clock and a wind vane. It was supposedly built by Andronicus of Cyrrhus around 50 BC, but according to other sources might have been constructed in the 2nd century BC before the rest of the forum.

Tower of the Winds

The Tower of the Winds, also called horologion (timepiece), is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower…

"They who are within this machine obtain first a view of the place from their high position, and then, by means of small bridges (<em>pontes</em>), descend upon the city walls." — Anthon, 1891

Mobile tower

"They who are within this machine obtain first a view of the place from their high position, and then,…

"Gules, three towers embattled argent. BATTLEMENTS. Divisions or apertures on the top of castle walls or towers." -Hall, 1862

Towers Embattled

"Gules, three towers embattled argent. BATTLEMENTS. Divisions or apertures on the top of castle walls…

An illustration of a triangle comprised of a tower and two lines. This illustration can be used to determine the height of the tower, the hypotenuse, and distance of the tower from the object.

Triangle with Tower

An illustration of a triangle comprised of a tower and two lines. This illustration can be used to determine…

A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

Small Tugboat

A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

"TURRETED. A wall or castle having small turrets. In the annexed example the square tower has circular turrets at the angles, and is therefore said to be turreted." -Hall, 1862

Turreted

"TURRETED. A wall or castle having small turrets. In the annexed example the square tower has circular…

Window with a baluster. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its period being from the conversion of England to Christianity till the conquest or near it, when Norman architecture began to prevail.

Saxon Architecture Window

Window with a baluster. Saxon Architecture is the earliest stage of native English architecture, its…