Skip to comments.The House On Wade Avenue
Posted on 01/21/2014 1:31:39 PM PST by EveningStar
In Raleigh, N.C., there's a house... or what looks like a house. What's hidden inside is more important than most people realize. Read the story: http://wunc.org/post/video-whats-insi...
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OK, here's the secret:
The ordinary-looking house on Wade Ave actually disguises a pump station for the city of Raleigh public utilities.
A pump station is basically a supercharger - Water comes in, the station speeds it up, and pushes the water uphill. Without these things, the city's water would run backwards. It would never get to your sink.
I think there’s one like it in Wichita.
“Without these things, the city’s water would run backwards. It would never get to your sink.”
It is real good they have them! Thanks fellows who invented this stuff!
Maybe we need “men’s history” and we can focus on all men have done to improve our daily lives.
And did they do it for themselves? No, we all know that, men would live in squalor happily (ok, not all, but many, even my sainted father liked to sit around in his underwear).
They did if for THE CHILDREN and THE WOMEN.
So thanks guys, cause it’s better now that it was in the caves!
I had a Hot Wheels Supercharger. The car went in slowly and shot out the other side.
So probably something like that.
Actually, what the pump station does is lift the water to static storage in a tank on a hill somewhere, from which it runs by gravity to your house.
Few men ever lived in caves, and in those places, they still do.
Men have always been modifiers of their environment.
Maybe we need mens history and we can focus on all men have done to improve our daily lives.
This gal is on-board with that idea.
Men are great, and they have invented almost every convenience and safety gadget around, in addition to figuring out all of the transportation technology.
“...in addition to figuring out all of the transportation technology.”
I like the way you say that!
Honey - deal with the transportation technology (there’s something up with the car!)
I appreciate that they know how to figure out what’s wrong with almost anything and then fix it, too.
Ha ha. I meant to include cars, highways, trains, etc.
I appreciate that they know how to figure out whats wrong with almost anything and then fix it, too.
Yep! My husband really shines in that department.
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