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27072Re: (was new to group) Now: N2 carrier along US 90 - LA, MS

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  • rjfrank1@ymail.com
    Feb 21, 2013
      Based on the historical imagery database on Google Earth for the site location, it looks like the tower and repeater building were torn down sometime between 11/2/2011 - 5/10/2012 timeframe.

      RJFrank

      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, "Blake Bowers" <bbowerslists@...> wrote:
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      > That is interesting. I know the guy that stored the suit of armor, and the
      > rest of that stuff in the building had wanted to buy the site, but he was
      > given permission to store things in there if he kept an eye on the site, and
      > kept it mowed.
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      > It belonged to AAA, then I was involved, then it went to Duke Energy, then I
      > guess they sold it to him.
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      > I wish I had pictures of the demo.
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      > From: coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com [mailto:coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of rjfrank1@...
      > Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 4:21 AM
      > To: coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [coldwarcomms] Re: (was new to group) Now: N2 carrier along US 90 -
      > LA, MS
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      > Photo documentation of the legacy coaxial & microwave sites is an invaluable
      > asset as a historical archive. Recently, Blake Bowers posted a query about a
      > site in Brookville, OH concerning the microwave repeater building. Current
      > satellite imagery for the tower location now shows that both the building
      > and tower have been demolished since he was at the site. The archival images
      > of the Brookville site that he has posted on his website, including the
      > suit-of-armor(!), are likely some of the last photographic images captured
      > of the site. The tower now only exists in the Google/Bing satellite imagery
      > cloud. So images that you photographed like "Hut #3" doing it's best to
      > provide a Bell System version of a shotgun shack post-Katrina can be an
      > important record to archive, as it is very apparent that the buildings are
      > falling into completed disrepair.
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