Power Lines
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Electric power transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from a generating site, such as a power plant, to an electrical substation. The interconnected lines which facilitate this movement are known as a transmission network. This is distinct from the local wiring between high-voltage substations and customers, which is typically referred to as electric power distribution. [from wikipedia]
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Mighty Lines
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(Date Photographed: in 2006)
(Date Published: Wednesday 15 November 2006)
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Mighty power lines were rigged to a metal support off to one side of a wooden power pole.


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Over Marsh Grass
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Geometrically straight power lines were in stark contrast to marsh grass growing alongside the slough.


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Winter Power
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(Date Photographed: 16:50:40 Friday 20 February 2009)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 March 2009)
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In winter, trees could no longer hide power lines.


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Scenic Hills
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Powerlines ran up and over scenic hills.


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At Night
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(Date Photographed: 17:32:56 Friday 19 September 2008)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 March 2009)
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Powerlines and transformer were harshly lit at night.


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Nailed To Tree
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(Date Photographed: in 2007)
(Date Published: Thursday 7 June 2007)
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Abandoned powerline was nailed to a tree.


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Grounding Tower
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Powerlines found a way around a large grounding tower.


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Through An Open Pipe
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(Date Published: Thursday 7 June 2007)
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Power finds its way inside through an open pipe


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Power Snuck
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Power wires tried to sneak through a concrete wall.


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Power Above
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Power hovers above the autumn leaves of a tree.


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Spoil View
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(Date Photographed: 13:20:31 Monday 9 November 2015)
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Power lines spoiled the view of storm clouds blowing in from the north.


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Building's Side
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Power distributed across the side of a building.


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A Junction
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A power junction on a MUNI trolley power line.


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Wooden Pole
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The top of a wooden power pole as seen out the window of a condo.


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Near Access Road
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Powerlines near railroad access road.


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Into The Distance
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(Date Photographed: 12:02:14 Monday 8 October 2007)
(Date Published: Wednesday 4 March 2009)
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Powerlines swept away into the distance


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Over Delta
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(Sate Photographed: 12:02:08 Monday 8 October 2007)
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A power line rose overhead as we cruised down the Sacramento Delta.


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