Posts Tagged ‘i80’

Mercy Sakes Alive, Looks Like We Got Us A Convoy, a Huge Military Convoy, on the I-80, Heading East

Monday, January 11th, 2016

I aint never seen this:

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I can remember seeing some HUMVEEs on the “Interstate” freeways of Honolulu,* but H1 Hummers were the smallest of the lot here. Look at these beasts – I bet they put out more NOx than a TDI VW:

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Here’s what you need, an 8×8¬†Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) M984 wrecker

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About ten vehicles altogether…

*Yes, just one city has three entire interstate freeways inside of it

Two Views of Bud and Bud Light, the Giant Windmills Powering Budweiser’s Fairfield Factory – Giant Bald Eagle Bonus

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Here you go, as seen in the Great Central Valley near the I-80:

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All the deets.

And here’s another view of Fairfield – windmills, light poles, flagpoles and a giant inflatable bald eagle draped in an ‘Merican flag.

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God Bless America.

Know Your Giant 400-Foot Tall Windmills of Solano County: Presenting Bud and Bud Light

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

These things are huge.

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First there was just one giant billboard extolling the virtues of Budweiser, and now there are two.

Well played, Budweiser.

Orange is the New Firefighting Outfit – Department of Correction Prisoners On The Job Along I-80

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Sort of looks like a chain gang, huh?

All the deets:

Grass fires along I-80 keep firefighters busy

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Remember This: Vacaville Means “Cow Town” – And Here’s the Proof

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Just so you know:

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Post sponsored* by the Solano County realtors** Association

*j/k

**Always with a lower-case “r.”

Does Our CHP Have a “Bicycle Officer School?” Yes, Here It Is – Soon to be Patrolling the Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Whenever it opens, which will be about a quarter-century late.

Check it:

@CHPoakland officers preparing for Bicycle Officer School and will soon be patrolling the new Bay Bridge! pic.twitter.com/KJ6lk8EqOp

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The Biggest Windmill I’ve Ever Seen – For the Giant Anheuser-Busch Beer Brewery in Fairfield, CA

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Back in the day, we only had little wind turbines.

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Anheuser-Busch and Foundation Windpower assembled a white wind turbine with a tower some 320 feet tall at the Budweiser brewery along Interstate 80. Hundreds of such mammoth turbines are in place 10 miles to the east in rural Montezuma Hills pastureland, but this one is in Fairfield city limits. Brewing beer at Budweiser should soon be a breeze. Plant General Manager Kevin Finger estimated the turbine could provide 20 percent of the electricity for the brewery.”

Western Terminus of World’s Biggest Freeway: I-80 Tent City, San Francisco – Ed Lee, Mayor

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Or “the I-80,” as some prefer.*

Division Street, San Francisco, the “Innovation Capitol** of the World***”

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*Including moi.

**Heh.

***HA HA HA HA HA!

Boy, That Kony is Everywhere: Solano County, USA

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Where will the Lord’s Resistance Army turn up next?

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SoMA Sentinel: The Loneliest Tree in San Francisco Towers Above the I-80

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

See? (Keep in mind that this is an elevated freeway.)

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It’s even higher than our world-famous Coca-Cola sign.¬†

Keep on keeping on, giant tree.