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Lightning damge at Tower farm
Lightning damge at Tower farm
Description: I have worked around radio towers for more than 30 years now and I have seen lightning do a lot of damage to the tower the ground wires and surrounding trees and vegatation. Note that every tower has ground strapes or wires which take the hit away from the base of tower as seen here. Often thought the hit will melt the ground wire and weaken the base of tower foundation.

Date Taken: 8/14/2007
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City: Laurel Ridge Mountain
*ApertureValue: 3.4
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State: pennsylvania
Country: United States
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melted wire and cement blow away when lightning passed through the wire which was underneath cement -- johnstownwildfire
Uploaded on 8/15/2007
by johnstownwildfire
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