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Old 03-06-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
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Giant rock towed to Lakewood

Hi, a giant granite rock is being moved from Riverside to a Los Angeles museum. Today it is stopped over in Lakewood, Ca. It is on a 110 mile journey at a rate of about 5 miles per hour and only travels at night. I heard about it on the news, but didn't know it's path. Today while going out for lunch, we accidentally noticed this rock, only a few miles from our home. There is one tow vehicle and two pushers. And I won't even try to count the wheels.
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Old 03-06-2012, 10:26 PM   #2
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We have a granite rock much bigger than that one just a few miles east of Atlanta, GA.
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Old 03-06-2012, 10:32 PM   #3
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We have a granite rock much bigger than that one just a few miles east of Atlanta, GA.
Yes, but let's see you get that bad boy on wheels.

Of course it does have three horses on it.
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This is a solid example of how to put ones carbon footprint straight up mother natures behind...."Lets see guys.....how about we tow a giant ROCK with a bunch of fossil fuels to a giant city???" "Sounds like a GREAT idea!, all we need is a rock." "Yes Charlie, any rock will do, as long as it's huge and take a tremendous effort to get where it's going....that way people will take pictures and we can create a BUZZ"
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Ah, we need to give the guy credit.

He is just starting his "rock" garden.

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It could be polished be an Airstream owner and be a big "please forgive-me ring"????

Maybe she caught him playing with his "Dolly".

Or maybe to make a counter top with it?

Airstream owners have been known to do stranger things???

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Old 03-06-2012, 11:03 PM   #7
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Picture of naked rock.

Hi, this is a picture of the rock in it's place before moving.
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Kinda reminds me of what I think of when I'm told, 'You can't do that'. I think that if the Egyptains can build the Pyramids without a fork lift....I certainly accomplish..........

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Ignore this post if that feels best, but the question ultimately is WHY drag a useless rock to LA???? IS is there no one here (especially a gasoline conscious republican) to call this craziness out!!
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I'm enough of a geologists to know there is NOTHING special about that that F^%*ging rock......its just a massive amount of stuff to move.
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Artist amaze me... seams like this money and effort could of been better spent... just saying...
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Yes, but let's see you get that bad boy on wheels.

Of course it does have three horses on it.
Sounds like you have a little rock envy, Little Rock.
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I'm enough of a geologists to know there is NOTHING special about that that F^%*ging rock......its just a massive amount of stuff to move.
I am sorry sir, but you are mistaken. That is the rock they moved over 100 miles so all may see.

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This is a solid example of how to put ones carbon footprint straight up mother natures behind...."Lets see guys.....how about we tow a giant ROCK with a bunch of fossil fuels to a giant city???" "Sounds like a GREAT idea!, all we need is a rock." "Yes Charlie, any rock will do, as long as it's huge and take a tremendous effort to get where it's going....that way people will take pictures and we can create a BUZZ"
If they made a big plastic rock they would get better mpgs.

Will the big rock be a tourist attraction like the worlds biggest ball of string?

I bet the dogs will love it too!
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