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Jeff Schumaker

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Not about railroads, but it does involve transportation, sort of
« on: November 20, 2014, 07:45:10 PM »
I give you the salmon cannon. I kid you not, this is a serious project in the Pacific NW. I recently read about it in Popular Mechanics, and had to look for a video.

Enjoy.

http://devour.com/video/the-salmon-cannon/

Jeff S.
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Glenn Christensen

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Re: Not about railroads, but it does involve transportation, sort of
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2014, 11:40:11 AM »
Hi Jeff,

That was pretty neat!

I bet the fish find it fun.


Best Regards,
Glenn

Ira Schreiber

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Re: Not about railroads, but it does involve transportation, sort of
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2014, 06:37:54 PM »
The fish get a bang out of it as it is a real blast. I know, not a high caliber reply.....................

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Re: Not about railroads, but it does involve transportation, sort of
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2014, 09:22:44 AM »
We haven't sent men back to the moon in 40 years but have salmon transportation that is second to none!

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Re: Not about railroads, but it does involve transportation, sort of
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2014, 09:42:39 AM »
 More than just fish, this looks like an environmentally friendly and cheap solution to high speed ground transportation! Like a system of vacuum tubes, as were once used in office buildings, to zip people from place to place! I can, however, see potential problems with football tackle-like pile ups at destination points. Big luggage might jam things up. Personal hygiene could  be an issue. OK, better just do fish!