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Old 08 February 2016, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by CenTex View Post
most of the people that died in the construction [of Hoover Dam] died of silicosis digging the diversion tunnels...
Yes, but that's not as romantic. Just as the fact that most of the people who've died in Yellowstone have drowned (in regular water, not hot springs) isn't as interesting as thinking they've all been killed by scalding, bears and bison.


Last edited by Seaboe Muffinchucker; 08 February 2016 at 07:35 PM. Reason: I read what I wanted to say, rather than what I typed.
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