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At least the fire dept is close by..... #214977 02/18/15 02:02 AM
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First POCO meter I've ever seen in danger of being hit with a weed wacker!

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https://goo.gl/maps/GhZM8

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Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #214979 02/18/15 04:46 AM
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Must be the land of Oz.
The meter readers are all Munchkins there

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Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #214981 02/18/15 11:20 AM
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Looks like power & control for the firehouse traffic control signal???



John
Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: HotLine1] #214984 02/19/15 02:58 AM
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Originally Posted by HotLine1
Looks like power & control for the firehouse traffic control signal???



Affirmative Sir! blink

Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #214991 02/20/15 12:53 AM
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I have 1 question

laugh Why in the heck are you lurking around the streets of Huntsville, Alabama on Google Maps anyway Randy ? laugh


Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #214995 02/20/15 10:41 AM
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I have to fess up that I lurked around Google Earth to see that surrounding area.

Guess it is the inquisitive nature of me.


John
Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: electure] #215000 02/21/15 02:58 AM
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Originally Posted by electure

I have 1 question

laugh Why in the heck are you lurking around the streets of Huntsville, Alabama on Google Maps anyway Randy ? laugh



I detected an NEC service height violation! cool

Actually someone posted a link about a ped signal at the intersection up the street and I just browsed over and saw this gem.

Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #215009 02/21/15 02:40 PM
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Google Earth is a great work tool.

I use it the regular view to look at roofs, where the A/C equipment is, and to get a general idea of the layout of the property. One tool is the ruler where you can get dimensions.

In Street view I use it to see what kind of condition the building is in (I've avoided some real dumps that way) laugh

I admit I go there regularly to get views of far away places, in regular as well as the Street view too, out of curiosity




Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: electure] #215011 02/21/15 05:11 PM
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We used google street view for a "site" visit on a meeting/conference call from 3 different states. Had everything we needed on the screen


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Re: At least the fire dept is close by..... [Re: Lostazhell] #215013 02/21/15 09:37 PM
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Quite a few twp dept's use it regularly. Engineering, Zoning, Building Dept's, to name a few.


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