Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Posted by Paul Montero on Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

Engineers and Land Surveyors are scanning the historic Gay Head Light on Martha's Vineyard to help engineers study the stresses associated with moving it.

mvgazette.com/news/2013/12/18/3d-model-helps-set-stage-gay-head-light-relocation?k=vg52bdae274df07&r=1

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Re: Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Posted by John Hetzler on Jan 2, 2014 11:05 am

That's an interesting story. Thanks for sharing, Paul!

Re: Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Posted by MLB on Jan 2, 2014 1:47 pm

Paul, shouldn't that lighthouse be relocated to Provincetown ?cool Or would that be just too much light?
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Re: Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Posted by Paul Montero on Jan 2, 2014 2:07 pm

Thank you John and...

...Ha, ha, ha... MLB.

Seriously though, the natives of the island called the place Aquinnah. The rumor is that English noticed the color of the clay cliffs and thinking they were gay (the former definition) so named the place Gay Head.

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Re: Interesting Project in Massachusetts

Posted by MLB on Jan 2, 2014 2:57 pm

I only wonder had the light actually been on, would JFK Jr. been able to land his plane? Just a thought?
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