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Lightning damge wire blown out of ground and twist
Lightning damge wire blown out of ground and twist
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.Check ou this ground wire hit and blown out of ground and twisted by sheer heat

Date Taken: 8/14/2007
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City: Laurel Ridge Mountain
*ApertureValue: 3.4
*ISOSpeedRatings: 0
State: pennsylvania
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Country: United States
*Camera: KODAK EASYSHARE Z710 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA
*ShutterSpeedValue: 7.33333333333333
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Uploaded on 8/15/2007
by johnstownwildfire
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