Level 3 issues

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Sun Dec 28 22:53:15 CST 2008


On Sun, 28 Dec 2008, Jim Popovitch wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 17:17, Blake Pfankuch <bpfankuch at cpgreeley.com> wrote:
>> It seems highly unlikely that a train derailment yesterday caused major network issues today.
>
> Have you ever seen cleanup efforts after a major accident.   Cleanup
> usually involves more backhoes, and other major equipment, than a
> normal well planned construction site.

True enough.  In their haste to clean up from that derailment, it's 
possible that the backhoes severed the other side of that diverse 
(cough) optical ring, which was probably on the other side of the same 
set of railroad tracks, if not in the same conduit/bank as the cable that 
got hit :)

jms





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