Posts Tagged ‘scissors’

The Lengths Some People Will Go To to Keep Their Condo Windows Clean

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

If I lived in this Hayes Street condo, I’d just tell the window cleaners to forget about it, considering the effort they would need to expend.

I wouldn’t want to be the worker at the end of this Genie scissors lift, anyway:

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Putting the Historic F-Streetcar Line Back Together, One Overhead Wire at a Time

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Hours after yesterday’s collision and brouhaha in the Castro involving two historic F-Line streetcars (making up the bread part of an SUV sandwich), MUNI workers were still on the job about a half-mile away near the Duboce Yard in the back of the Church Street Safeway.

In technical terms, them wires up there done fell down. So the crew of an awesome yellow truck (with a scissors lift in the middle) came along and started winching things back together high above Market Street, with a quickness. Hurray!

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To the MUNI recovery crew:

For all you do/
This Bud’s for you