Posted by: Green Knight | May 22, 2010

Engineering Disasters

blast from the past here. i can’t believe i didn’t hear about it when it occurred, but i guess in November of 1980 i was reacting to the election. i will post a comment with the sequel to this in a minute. what gets me is that the oil company didn’t even bother to alert the salt company, even after the event had been going on for an hour and a half. the main reason the 55 salt miners got out is that they had just had a practice emergency evacuation the weekend before.



  1. here’s some aftermath for y’all:

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