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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 220 Posts: 7027/16881 EXP: 159443441 For next: 1019092 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 16 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: 64 Posts: 378/971 EXP: 2184086 For next: 30023 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 83 days Last activity: 20 hours
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: 114 Posts: 2078/3690 EXP: 16291874 For next: 17743 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 128 Posts: 2395/4750 EXP: 23745266 For next: 636500 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 125 days Last activity: 3 days
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: 101 Posts: 1949/2781 EXP: 10532188 For next: 185524 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 773 days Last activity: 128 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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