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Moose on Wires #118704
10/22/04 12:03 AM
10/22/04 12:03 AM
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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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Re: Moose on Wires #118705
10/22/04 02:19 AM
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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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Re: Moose on Wires #118706
10/22/04 06:41 AM
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I didn't even know they could fly

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

Re: Moose on Wires #118707
10/22/04 09:05 AM
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Anyone remember the deer on the utility pole photographs?

Re: Moose on Wires #118708
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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

Re: Moose on Wires #118709
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Bill, I didn't think Tom Baker was a member here. Is he?


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Re: Moose on Wires #118710
10/23/04 05:25 AM
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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 [Linked Image] His member name is just "Tom"

Re: Moose on Wires #118711
10/23/04 08:13 AM
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Ryan,

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

Bill

Re: Moose on Wires #118712
10/23/04 08:17 AM
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Scott,

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

Bill

Re: Moose on Wires #118713
10/24/04 01:43 PM
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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.

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