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#152409 03/03/05 09:46 PM
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submitted via Joe Tedesco:
Don't know where to place this category wise, obsolete equipment, or just plain hazardous. This was energized when the photo was taken and still hot when the demolition crew started to do their thing.

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#152410 03/03/05 09:50 PM
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more ....
Previously a transient was trying to strip the components out for sellable scrap when he tripped the breaker and interrupted service to a business that was also still operating out of the building.
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#152411 03/04/05 07:13 AM
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Whew!!!! That scared me. When I saw the title of the thread I thought someone had posted a picture of me.

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#152412 03/19/05 08:28 AM
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That's a rather big 4w 3ph service, right?

#152413 03/19/05 09:23 AM
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Is this 120/208, or 277/480V?

#152414 03/20/05 03:15 PM
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I know a shopping center that has this same setup behind it... freaky looking... I don't imagine this being for more than 120/240V ... but I could be wrong....

#152415 04/22/05 09:09 AM
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"Was still hot when the demolition crew started to do thier thing." Yikes!

Is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?
#152416 05/09/05 07:50 PM
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The electrical was energized when the demolition crew was collapsing the roof.

later they broke the fire sprinker line and didn't know where to shut if down ... likely drowned the neighboring business ( a pool supply of all things) ...

Final demo was the utility room ... I checked it out before they knocked it down and sure enough ... the gas service was still intact inside.

Three strikes and the stop order hit the remaining portion.

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