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11' 8" now 12' 4" at the Gregson St., Durham NC ("The Can Opener")


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#1 crumbs

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Posted 09 November 2019 - 01:12 AM

I don't know how relevant this is to those of you in the West, but I thought this 'infamous' bridge was posted once before here. 

 

Anyway, for those who have some interest in trains and engineering situations, I thought you might find it interesting to see how a 1/2 Million dollars gets spent to raise it 8".

 

It appears to be a pretty straight forward process, if you have the right tools.

 

Sleeping is optional, as it's a bit long (8 minutes or so), but the videographer apparently got permission to shoot a tiny bit of work that most of the public would not so easily get to see. 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 09 November 2019 - 12:10 PM

A local landmark.  We're already wondering what to do with our lives if the 8" lift materially curtails the can opening incidents.

 

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