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Re: [coldwarcomms] Iron Mountain

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  • Paul Rosa
    These numbers don t match up. I m the caretaker for a 400-acre+ quarry property and I d be hard-pressed to get 20 miles of roads on it, even though it s
    Message 1 of 4 , May 21, 2003
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      These numbers don't match up. I'm the caretaker for a 400-acre+ quarry
      property and I'd be hard-pressed to get 20 miles of roads on it, even
      though it's almost four times the size of the 130-acre Iron Mountain
      property. I would suspect the acreage figure is understated.

      Paul Rosa

      David Lesher wrote:

      > Speaking on Deep Background, the Press Secretary whispered:
      > >
      > > The article notes that Iron Mountain is a former U.S. Steel
      > limestone mine
      > > covering 1,000 acres and dating back to at least the 1930s, which
      > became a
      > > storage facility in 1950. The facility has 20 miles or roadways and
      > 130
      > > acres of space, and is "...the largest commercially owned
      > underground
      > > storage facility in the world." Other tenants include Warner
      > Brothers,
      > > Universal Studios, the federal Office of Management and Budget and
      > the
      > > National Archives.
      >
      >
      > It's also the record center for all the paperwork involved in
      > getting a security clearance. My neighbor worked there in the
      > 50's, I think. I'll ask him about the place.
      >
      >
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