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Jul. 16th, 2007 | 05:05 pm

From the train conductor:

"Folks, we will be going a bit slow through this section of track.
Recyclers have stolen the signaling cable for the next few miles."

Copper is that valuable? Wow. And here I remember selling an entire
copper boiler for scrap when I was 17 for $60 bucks at the metal
recyclers.

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David Beroff

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from: d4b
date: Jul. 17th, 2007 06:12 am (UTC)
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And yet, that search didn't bring up today's Fark post because it didn't actually mention the word, "wire":

Man Killed in Ohio During Copper Theft

$3.60/lb. Sad.

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