Harrison entered in a rare Mercedes sedan, according to police, his presence perhaps proof there was no fallout from his criticism of the quarterback in a "Men's Journal" article released last week.
The Pro Bowler placed some of the blame on the team's Super Bowl loss to the Green Bay Packers on Roethlisberger in the story, then later apologized saying his comments were taken out of context.
It took a week to break up the earlier bell, three furnaces were required to melt the metal (a hard bronze alloy called 'bell metal') and the huge clay mould was heated all day before the actual casting.
According to records by the foundry's Alan Hughes: 'Transporting Big Ben the few miles from the foundry to the Houses of Parliament was a major event.
Traffic stopped as the bell, mounted on a trolley drawn by 16 brightly beribboned horse, made its way over London Bridge, along Borough Road and over Westminster Bridge.' From left, former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey with the Lord Mayor of London Michael Oliver and US Ambassador to Britain William Farish survey the bell was presented from the City of London to the City of New York in 2002 The Great Peter of York bell cast by Charles and George Mears at the Bell Foundry in 1845.
PITTSBURGH (Associated Press) -- Ben Roethlisberger got the privacy he wanted for his wedding Saturday, with police providing tight security around the church in affluent Ohio Township where he and Ashley Harlan were married and tinted windows on expensive cars leaving much of the guest list a mystery.
Still, the hope of a glimpse at the Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback, his new bride and the dozens of team luminaries who turned out for the ceremony was enough for Dolly Metz to sit in a car – complete with Steelers covers on the headrests – in a nearby parking lot with the windows down in 90 degree heat "This is the best part of my day," said Metz, who lives in Mc Kees Rocks.
'We will complete work on all projects presently in hand during the coming months but will not be entering into new contracts for the time being while discussions with the company's staff and other interested parties regarding the future direction, ownership, and location of the company are ongoing.'The business has been at its present site over two hundred and fifty years. We hope that this will provide an opportunity for the business to move forward in a new direction.' This bell commissioned by London's Lord Mayor in 2002 was to commemorate the attacks on New York's World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, and was shipped to New York to stand in the grounds of Wall Street's Trinity Church Foundry records say that he originally quoted a price of £2,401 for casting the bell (the equivalent of almost £200,000 today) but this was reduced substantially because it was possible to reclaim metal from another earlier bell - leaving the invoice tendered, on May 28, 1858, at £572 (about £60,000 in today's money).Most of the styles 1 - 10 are windup clocks, but some electric clocks were made in styles 5, 7, and 8.The Big Bens and Baby Bens up through style 9 were made in the United States, Canada, Great Britain or Scotland. Case styles that have names instead of numbers are illustrated after the numbered styles.Whenever Roethlisberger and his teammates return to the field, he'll be a married man, an idea that seemed to resonate with the fans who have watched his legal troubles the last few years with growing exasperation.ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION The three-year restoration work on London's Big Ben clock tower has now commenced, parliament's conservation architect said on Saturday (April 8).1 priority in all this, we're not gonna lie -- we're wondering what all of this off-field controversy is going to do to the QB's fantasy value Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.(your clock might have a different case or dial color).The current black and gold surrounds were painted during the 1980s refurbishment.During restoration the tower will be partially covered in scaffolding, although engineers plan to keep at least one of the four clock faces always visible.He currently ranks 9th all-time in NFL passer rating (94.0), tied for 6th in yards per attempt (7.93), and tied for 10th in completion percentage (63.85%) among quarterbacks with a minimum of 1,500 career attempts.He has the fourth highest career winning percentage (.710) as a starter in the regular season among quarterbacks with a minimum of 100 starts.