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Call Before You Dig

This is a discussion on Call Before You Dig within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; These photo's show the results of someone digging in a field Near Omaha, NE and hitting a high pressure gas main: Looks like a very ...

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    Call Before You Dig

    These photo's show the results of someone digging in a field Near Omaha, NE and hitting a high pressure gas main:

















    Looks like a very large bomb went off, doesn't it? Two houses and serveral cars completely demolished, hopefully the homes were unoccupied at the time.
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    What happened to the guy digging?
    I'm too young to be this old!
    Getting old isn't good for you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangle View Post
    What happened to the guy digging?
    *poof*

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD View Post
    *poof*
    That's what I'm thinkin'.
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    Incredible pics. When did this happen?

    I'm a construction mgr and will print and post these in my office. Are you sure this was excavated? It almost looks like a main line failure. I dont see any remnants of the backhoe or trackhoe at the site. If it was an excavated fracture, the guy on the equipment must have crapped his pants just before he caught fire. WOW!
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    "Call Before You Dig"

    Is that too much to ask for saving lives ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD View Post
    *poof*
    Now that's a first class flight...

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    Wow. Cool pics.
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    Digging at that exact spot wasn't such a hot idea. Got to remember to take accurate measurements and lots of photos. I suppose it's too much to assume the poor sod got away with only fried eyebrows.
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    Wow, thats impressive. I'm going to go with a line failure too, the hole doesnt look like it was dug at all, plus no equipment is seen anywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangle View Post
    What happened to the guy digging?
    they are probably still looking for him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulJ View Post
    they are probably still looking for him.
    Which part?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangle View Post
    What happened to the guy digging?
    He hasn't landed yet!!

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    I'm betting that he is one with the Stratosphere...

    eventually he will be spread all over the Earth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns View Post
    I'm betting that he is one with the Stratosphere...

    eventually he will be spread all over the Earth.
    Nothing like dying, being cremated, and having your ashes spread all in one shot, or would that be all in one boom?

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