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(Some Ditch Digger)   Ditch Diggers discover medieval tunnel. With helpful pic of what Boston's Big Dig will never look like in a couple hundred years   (explorejeffersonpa.com) divider line
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2021-03-05 6:43:19 PM  
Medieval Tunnel Found During Utility Pole Relocation

You know who else relocated Poles?
 
2021-03-05 8:27:27 PM  
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Available for comment... in fact we cant get him to stop!
 
2021-03-05 8:29:49 PM  
too deep they delved
 
2021-03-05 8:30:29 PM  
Wonder what the Ditch Witch crew found in Salem, MA?
 
2021-03-05 8:31:24 PM  
If you locate a utility pole in whales won't the signal keep moving?
 
2021-03-05 8:32:29 PM  

chewd: [Fark user image 190x266]
Available for comment... in fact we cant get him to stop!


Just show him a pub made of flint and his head will explode!
 
2021-03-05 8:38:23 PM  
Looks pretty much like any tunnel, only older.
 
2021-03-05 8:40:17 PM  
They've finally found the tunnel that leads to the Money Pit on Oak Island! Call Time Team! Call Marty and Rick! it has to be related, and probably a sure sign the Druids were involved before the Knights Templar!
 
2021-03-05 8:40:37 PM  

bearded clamorer: Medieval Tunnel Found During Utility Pole Relocation

You know who else relocated Poles?


Brexit voters?
 
2021-03-05 8:43:37 PM  
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2021-03-05 8:48:24 PM  
. . . Once again
Do I behold these steep and lofty cliffs,
That on a wild secluded scene impress
Thoughts of more deep seclusion


Here's a better source. The South Wales Argus is a more local source, contains a little more information, and there is no "Full Story Here" link taking you to an investment scam site.

The discovery was indeed near Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey, Investigators think the tunnels may have some connection to an old iron works that used to be in the area; curiously enough, Wordsworth makes no mention of smelting in his poem.
 
2021-03-05 8:48:49 PM  

HoratioGates: If you locate a utility pole in whales won't the signal keep moving?


No, but there will be consequences.
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2021-03-05 8:52:06 PM  

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I came here to post this exact picture.
 
2021-03-05 8:55:24 PM  
"With helpful pic of what Boston's Big Dig will never look like in a couple hundred years"

The Big Dig was already falling apart before it was completed. There was the 2006 ceiling collapse, killing one person. And the tunnel has leaks galore, with salt water needing to be pumped out continuously. On top of that, there are sections of the Big Dig which are just poorly designed. The area of the Seaport Ave. entrance to 93 North is a nightmare to navigate, with two consecutive lane merges within about 50-60 yards of each other, and people cutting each other off like crazy.
 
2021-03-05 8:55:27 PM  

ZMugg: HoratioGates: If you locate a utility pole in whales won't the signal keep moving?

No, but there will be consequences.
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came to post this. my work is done here.
 
2021-03-05 9:06:00 PM  
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Judge Smials was right!
 
2021-03-05 9:13:17 PM  
Tunnel?  Or sewer?
 
2021-03-05 9:20:10 PM  

Gyrfalcon: Looks pretty much like any tunnel, only older.


STOP TALKING ABOUT MY MOTHER!
 
2021-03-05 9:20:24 PM  
What the big dig will look like in a couple hundred years
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2021-03-05 9:48:23 PM  
Sounds like a mill race. Pretty wild for the 1100s, but common in the 1800s.
 
2021-03-05 10:14:06 PM  
Yeah, that's a dungeon.  Watch out for hobgoblins.
 
2021-03-05 10:51:59 PM  
Boston will probably be under water in a couple hundred years, so.....

Thanks global warming.
 
2021-03-05 11:26:43 PM  

roofmonkey: What the big dig will look like in a couple hundred years
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I'm thinking this...Including the zombies...
 
2021-03-05 11:39:32 PM  

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: Boston will probably be under water in a couple hundred years, so.....

Thanks global warming.


That's a feature called "Flushing".  The 1 True Designer knew big cities would need something like that!

"Hive of scum and villainy..." etc.
 
2021-03-05 11:52:57 PM  

Loucifer: [Fark user image image 850x482]


Why you gotta make this political & show Donald Trump?  Trump had nothing to do with it.
 
2021-03-05 11:55:50 PM  

skinink: "With helpful pic of what Boston's Big Dig will never look like in a couple hundred years"

The Big Dig was already falling apart before it was completed. There was the 2006 ceiling collapse, killing one person. And the tunnel has leaks galore, with salt water needing to be pumped out continuously. On top of that, there are sections of the Big Dig which are just poorly designed. The area of the Seaport Ave. entrance to 93 North is a nightmare to navigate, with two consecutive lane merges within about 50-60 yards of each other, and people cutting each other off like crazy.


If only there was an Institution of higher learning  in Boston where they did engineering...
//guess not.
 
2021-03-05 11:55:57 PM  

Mock26: chewd: [Fark user image 190x266]
Available for comment... in fact we cant get him to stop!

Just show him a pub made of flint and his head will explode!


If you do find Phil enjoying such a pub, no matter how happy he seems, don't try the "Caught you napping/knapping" pun on him.  That line got old for him long ago.

Flints of Farndon Fields and Waterloo with Phil Harding - Lockdown Lectures
Youtube 5wNFPW0SWqk
 
2021-03-06 1:38:24 AM  

Mock26: chewd: [Fark user image 190x266]
Available for comment... in fact we cant get him to stop!

Just show him a pub made of flint and his head will explode!


Came for the Time Team refs, leaving satisfied!
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2021-03-06 8:25:05 AM  
Good news, they can relocate the utilities underground.
 
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