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#119794 - 01/26/05 04:34 PM Meanwhile, Back at the Junkyard
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Registered: 12/24/00
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Submitted by NORCAL:

Rollie, can you tell us what's up here?

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#119795 - 01/27/05 12:43 AM Re: Meanwhile, Back at the Junkyard
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Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
Flood? And the J-box is accessible via magnet on a crane and a pump over a few days.

Let me guess the pump, and crane are electric, and fed from this service thats down due to the flood?

Is there are a sign that says, "Welcome to Lake Scrap Iron"
Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#119796 - 01/27/05 09:02 AM Re: Meanwhile, Back at the Junkyard
Bjarney Offline

Registered: 04/10/02
Posts: 2561
Loc: West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
e57 — a most perceptive remark.

"...accessible via magnet on a crane..."

#119797 - 01/27/05 11:23 AM Re: Meanwhile, Back at the Junkyard
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Registered: 09/25/02
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Actually,the water is not much more than 2" deep,(its all concrete)the service is quite live,and the truck bed full of iron was pushed into the j-box w/a loader.

The photo does not show it but there are HV lines above the area where the building housing the switchboard is, the crane is a little ways down from that area.

P.S. One must have pity on the PG&E meter readers,having to navigate the water and scrap metals.


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