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On Aug 27, 2005, at 2:10 PM, Rhkratzse(--nospam--at) wrote:

Every time I go "Back East" I marvel at the skinny little columns supporting elevated expressways, bridges, and buildings, and know instinctively that they couldn't be located in California.
There's a great idea. Put together a set of pictures of freeways in the two places and throw in a couple of shots of LA or San Francisco freeways that collapsed during the Loma Prieta or Northridge events. You could probably get some on the web. Forget the Tinkertoys.
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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