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#45114 - 11/19/04 08:01 PM Interesting? I found it to be so.  
GA76JW  Offline
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 193
Suwanee, GA USA

Kinda funny if you look in pictures #7 and #8. Some of those are the same people that watched the other one go over.

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#45115 - 11/19/04 08:07 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
Shoot... I was waiting to see the bigger truck follow the first. [Linked Image]

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#45116 - 11/19/04 09:24 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
KennyFrank  Offline
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 29
Chicago, IL USA
Yikes! Look at the picture just before the truck hits the drink... those people sure seem to be in the path. I'd think this had to have happened pretty darn fast, would they have been able to jump away fast enough? how about the operator? It doesn't look like they thought about safety of any kind... cool pictures though

Even a blind hog can find an acorn every now and then

#45117 - 11/19/04 09:31 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
Sir Arcsalot  Offline
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 127
Lynden, Washington
I find it really amusing that a different truck/crane company was used the second time!!!!

No wire bias here- I'm standing on neutral ground.

#45118 - 11/19/04 10:51 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
Hutch  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 381
South Oxfordshire, UK

Would you look at that now!!!


Can't quite make out the numberplates but looks like somewhere in the celtic world! Everyone in this house had a great laugh - thanks.

half celtic family [Linked Image]

#45119 - 11/19/04 11:25 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
hbiss  Offline
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 886
Hawthorne, NY USA
Even the dog came out to have a look!


#45120 - 11/19/04 11:35 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
Active 1  Offline
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Posts: 687
Grayslake IL, USA
How much do you think that tow cost?

#45121 - 11/20/04 07:22 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
DougW  Offline
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,143
North Chicago, IL
And of course, you can best that Walsh's (the orange truck that went ker-sploosh) and Long's (The BIG green truck that wound up actually performing the recovery) have probably been in a "pissing contest" for years.

Can you imagine Old Man Walsh having to cut a check to his biggrest competition? [Linked Image]

#45122 - 11/20/04 07:28 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
e57  Offline
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Posts: 2,876
I just hope there was no pic's of ambulances in between the to wreckers. Some people seemed to be standing rather close in some of those pics.

Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#45123 - 11/20/04 07:46 PM Re: Interesting? I found it to be so.  
SvenNYC  Offline
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Posts: 1,691
New York City
Let that be a lesson to old man Walsh.


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