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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 215 Posts: 7027/16434 EXP: 145976482 For next: 2135035 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 378/961 EXP: 2048203 For next: 48960 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 63 days Last activity: 33 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: 112 Posts: 2078/3600 EXP: 14963596 For next: 374657 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 3 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: 126 Posts: 2395/4731 EXP: 22491912 For next: 592255 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 hour
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: 100 Posts: 1949/2781 EXP: 10026211 For next: 328221 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 290 days Last activity: 136 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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