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#118704 - 10/21/04 10:03 PM Moose on Wires
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(From Tom Baker)
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Attached is a picture of a moose that got caught up in the lines while a crew in Alaska was pulling in new overhead power lines.




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#118705 - 10/22/04 12:19 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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I hope they got the big guy down?

"Wow, this pull isn't going like the other two, it's like there's a moose on the line!"

I can't tell you what a moose wieghs, but I figure the mule must of been straining.
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#118706 - 10/22/04 04:41 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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I didn't even know they could fly

I thought it was Bullwinkle J. Moose, and Rocky the Flying Squirrel

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#118707 - 10/22/04 07:05 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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Anyone remember the deer on the utility pole photographs?

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#118708 - 10/22/04 08:09 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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This is the story behind the moose on the wire.
http://www.news-miner.com/Stories/0,1413,113~7244~2474424,00.html

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#118709 - 10/22/04 07:58 PM Re: Moose on Wires
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Bill, I didn't think Tom Baker was a member here. Is he?
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#118710 - 10/23/04 03:25 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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Tom's the one that found the "aluminum hats" a couple of years back, Ryan. He's been here since nearly the beginning His member name is just "Tom"

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#118711 - 10/23/04 06:13 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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Ryan,

Yes, Tom's a Member here, but it's been awhile since he posted anything.

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#118712 - 10/23/04 06:17 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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Scott,

'Tom' is used by someone else. Tom Baker is 'Tom Baker'

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#118713 - 10/24/04 11:43 AM Re: Moose on Wires
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the average bull moose is 1200 lbs. that is a lot of weight to go unnoticed as you where pulling the wire. I wonder how long he was up there before anyone noticed the animal? I thought Tom Baker was Doctor Who.

[This message has been edited by trekkie76 (edited 10-24-2004).]

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