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Posts Tagged ‘river’
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The Most-Improved Official Government Place-Name Sign in California, 20th Century Edition – Could Be Room For Improvement ThoughWednesday, June 8th, 2016
Here you go, from the Great Central Valley in 2016, a sign pointing to the American River:
“Only the name remains on the opposite side of the river from where African American miners first started mining gold in 1849-1850. Negro Bar State Park is a reminder that a mining camp once bore a similar name.”
The Dashcams of Taiwan: Incredible Video of the Crash of Transasia Flight GE235 – Sullenberger-Style River Landing Saves Some Lives?Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Nothing goes unrecorded by the car dash cams of Taiwan:
TransAsia Airways Flight 235 looks to have lost a lot of power from its left engine. But assuming that the propeller blades of the failing engine were feathered to lessen drag, there’s no reason why a properly-loaded ATR 72 shouldn’t have been able to climb out to a safe altitude using the remaining engine.
There appears to be a lot of data recorded on this crash, so they mystery should be solved soon…
At first I thought chop shop, but now I don’t think so. Usually when I think see one I actually do, but not this time, oh well.
Betwixt DISCOUNT BUILDER’S SUPPLY and the Duboce offramp:
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If you want a clear example of both a chop-shop and a non-chop shop, click here.
On It Goes…
Learning From Japan, 2013: Homeless People Who _Use_ Bicycles Instead of Homeless People Who Steal BicyclesMonday, April 8th, 2013
Homeless encampment, major Japanese city, city center, down by the river:
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Note the bicycle parking area.
Cf. San Francisco homeless encampment, under Interstate I-80, Mile Zero:
Note identical blue tarps as in Japan, sourced from, for all I know, the same factory in China.
One group uses bikes to get around, like to work ‘n stuff.
The other will strip your bike of any parts not superglued on in a New York Minute, as soon as your back is turned.
Which group do you prefer?