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February 2021 - Under the bridge
February, 2021 Under the bridge. Well well, just when you thought you were safe from Metalman9. Here is a short blurb just to let you know that I'm still alive and well. Who ever said February would not yield a metal haul. I concentrated my efforts under the South Perimeter Bridge, at the Red River. Yes, under the bridge itself. On milder weather days, I have taken the 10 minute walk to the west river bank or the 12 minute walk over the bridge to the east bank and retrieved 100's of lbs. of metal, mostly iron. No, I'm not taking the bridge apart so you're quite safe driving over it. But it appears that when maintenance is done on the bridge, no one bothers to clean up after. So, no metal detector was needed at this time, just plain sight. Big long bolts, nuts, thick plates, washers, pipe, welding rods, nails, even some tools. Plus, someone in their wisdom decided this to be a great spot to dump off a load of metal ceiling track that holds ceiling tiles in place. It took 3 trips with the sled to bring all of the ceiling track home. Plus numerous trips with a large sturdy bag for the smaller iron pieces. That too amounted to 100’s of lbs. Oh and did mention the endless beer and pop cans. Call me naive but I really didn't think people drank while driving anymore. At least not to that extent. I mean like Why? I may not be swinging a metal detector but I'm sure getting great exercise, fresh air and doing the environment some good. I'll probably have another van load of metal for the recycler and a bag or two of cans for the beer store by spring. Enjoy the warmer weather. Anything milder than minus 27; like minus 14 is a bonus. I can't wait for plus 1 or plus 2 degree weather. Yup, that will be me crossing the South Perimeter Bridge or a bridge near you in a T-shirt and flip flops with yet another bag of metal. Stay well all and stay safe. Oh and: The website is almost complete. Address to be provided in the near future. See you there.
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