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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 212 Posts: 7027/16156 EXP: 139855422 For next: 1180364 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 4 hours # 1 Posted on 10.11.05 0919.29 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0921.09 On 10 Nov 1975, the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior due to high winds. http://news.google.com/news?q=edmund+fitzgerald+30+years http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/ will have a special webcast tonight As the big freighters go it was bigger than most I'm already sorry I posted that. Promote this thread!
RYDER FAKIN Six Degrees of Me Level: 63 Posts: 378/959 EXP: 2006351 For next: 90812 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 614 days Last activity: 5 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 10.11.05 0942.07 Reposted on: 10.11.12 0944.50 CRZ: I'm already sorry I posted that. I bet. Where's the song!!! Click Here (jaydax.co.uk) (if at work - adjust the volume, probably. Up or Down, depending on how COOL you are! SING ALONG!) FLEA (edited by RYDER FAKIN on 10.11.05 1045)
pieman As young as he feels Level: 111 Posts: 2078/3558 EXP: 14451026 For next: 417380 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 17 hours # 3 Posted on 10.11.05 1201.57 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1202.35 My wife and I heard this song on the radio a couple weeks ago and I did some research on the wreck after listening. I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened and the way news was back then, I heard about the disaster when Lightfoot's song was released. The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald occured on my wife's 12th birthday. Hmmmm. Gitchagoomee. (edited by pieman on 10.11.05 1303)
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 125 Posts: 2395/4718 EXP: 22014395 For next: 439832 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 9 hours
Y!: # 4 Posted on 10.11.05 1309.03 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1309.24 Originally posted by pieman I could have sworn it was way earlier. I was in high school when this happened I can TOTALLY see why you'd have thought that, based on your reasoning. :)
The Thrill Banger Level: 99 Posts: 1949/2781 EXP: 9850082 For next: 149953 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 127 days Last activity: 15 days # 5 Posted on 10.11.05 1954.25 Reposted on: 10.11.12 1956.20 That story is still worth a mention or two up here, seeing as how she was "comin' back from some mill in Wisconsin." I even saved file video of earlier coverage of that sinking...somewhere 'round here... On a lighter note, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" is a GREAT karaoke song to do to get under your friends-who-wanna-sing-dammit's skin...'cause it's longer than an Iron Butterfly drum solo.
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