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    • In 1930 the Indiana Bell building was rotated 90°. Over 34 days, the 22-million-pound structure was moved 15 inch/hr... all while 600 employees still worked therehans_glib
    • There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided. No one inside felt it move.hans_glib
    • what was the idea behind all this?Krassy
    • feng shui positioningsted
    • ...decided they needed a larger building, but they couldn’t just demolish the old building because it was providing an essential service to the city.sted
    • critical infrastructure was operated in the building and the costs+risk of moving that were higher than the cost of the moving.sted
    • *moving the entire buildingsted
    • Next time I second guess my ability to build a shed I’m going to watch and rewatch this building move from the 1930’s lol_niko
    • Wow!instrmntl
    • OMG wowStoicLevels

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