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'Google barge' in Maine headed for scrap
The Oregonian ^
| Associated Press
Posted on 08/01/2014 10:19:08 AM PDT by Rio
The barge carries dozens of containers that create a four-story building. Google reportedly envisioned the barge as one of three floating luxury showrooms in San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles. But the city of Portland's spokeswoman says the structure is being sold and dismantled.
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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Maine
Very strange. Is the San Francisco one still moored at TI?
posted on 08/01/2014 10:19:09 AM PDT
I think it was an NSA collection barge myself. Investigating new ways to capture, compress and collate electronic comms data real time.
posted on 08/01/2014 10:20:32 AM PDT
I, too, thought the barges were some type of NSA backup in case of some type of emergency “event”.
posted on 08/01/2014 10:22:50 AM PDT
It’d still be in operation if so.
It’s a wonder they didn’t think to use them as more concentration camps for those “children” that are crossing the southern border.
posted on 08/01/2014 10:23:37 AM PDT
Not necessarily. It was drawing too much speculation and attention. There as long as it needed to be and now is probably scaled down to the size of a 40’ semi-trailer, soon to be parked near you.
posted on 08/01/2014 10:24:49 AM PDT
posted on 08/01/2014 10:26:27 AM PDT
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posted on 08/01/2014 10:26:39 AM PDT
Last I heard it was anchored at the Port of Stockton.
posted on 08/01/2014 10:29:53 AM PDT
posted on 08/01/2014 10:31:15 AM PDT
(Proud resident of the State of Jefferson)
What, not good enough to house Illegals ?
posted on 08/01/2014 10:45:55 AM PDT
"The Portland Press Herald reports an international barging company is buying the barge and taking it on an ocean voyage."
posted on 08/01/2014 6:40:46 PM PDT
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Its a wonder they didnt think to use them as more concentration camps for those children that are crossing the southern border.
or FEMA camps
posted on 08/01/2014 6:45:17 PM PDT
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