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Old 10-27-2011   #1
Horserump, Colorado
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A River Reborn

The fate of all dams sooner or latter. This one was just helped with some high explosives

worth watching.

Raw Video: Wa. dam breached

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Old 10-27-2011   #2
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what a great thing to see.

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"There is NOTHING--absolute nothing--half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Look here! If you've really nothing else on hand this morning, supposing we drop down the river together, and have a long day of it?" -Wind in the Willows
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You ARE a soul, you HAVE a body.

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Old 10-27-2011   #5
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yah, yah. I watched this a few times yesterday and just marveled at the power and the mud being blown out of that. Good stuff.
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Old 10-27-2011   #6
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This link shows both the dam blowout and the old "lake" bed after all the water drained out. Very nifty stuff.

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Old 10-30-2011   #7
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If they kept about a 10' wide section of the dam standing...


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