[at-l] Smokies sobo Dec 09 or Jan 08

Frank Looper nightwalker.at at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 13:51:41 CST 2009


I'm thinking the slide was caused by a rainy year filling up ALL the
cracks and a few hard freezes. But I still like the "there goes the
mountain" video.

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:20 PM, David Addleton <dfaddleton at gmail.com> wrote:
> *that* big?
> makes you wonder what they'll find under the rocks -- if it wasn't
> swept away and over into the river?
>
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Hank & Renee Swicegood
> <hankrenee at charter.net> wrote:
>> I been up to a mountain top overlooking the I-40 rock slide -- it is far
>> worst than the one on this video - about a 1/4 mile of the interstate is
>> under a crumbled mountainside.  It will be many months before that stretch
>> of road is passable again.  My guess is that the roadbed will have to be
>> rebuilt after the slide material is removed.
>>
>> Cutter wrote:
>>
>> The YouTube video is fascinating, but it's not the same rock slide as the
>> one now blocking I-40. That one was not caught on video and happened very
>> early in the morning. The one in the video is on U.S. 64 along the Ocoee
>> River.
>> Cutter
>> http://twitter.com/cutter
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Steve Landis <s.landis at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> And in case you haven't seen it,  "the mountain has came off"
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjXPGu_Q4hM
>>
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