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On Jan 1, 2006, at 4:52 PM, Neil Moore wrote:

Has anyone book a tour of the new Skywalk at the Grand Canyon. http://www.destinationgrandcanyon.com/skywalk.html
There's something very much like it at The House on the Rock in Wisconsin. It's called the Infinity Room and it's an interior (sort of) space cantilevered out of the main living area over a steep bluff and supported part way out on a rock pinnacle. The effect is startling. At one point, well out beyond the support there's a 'coffee table' with a transparent top that looks down a couple of hundred feet. Right there your inner engineer can look around and scope out the structure and feel very smug about knowing how it was designed. But your guts are screaming, 'Run away! run away!'

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw/


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