Saturday, May 07, 2005


At the height of the cooling season these wires carry enough energy at a high enough power rate to launch half a dozen (probably more) fully loaded jumbo jets all at the same time.

Power lines are among the must under-appreciated tools of modernity, to say the least. But let these two poles fall down this summer and it'll make the national news. People's lives and livelihoods depend on these poles.

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