[rescue] Current collections...

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 7 12:09:52 CDT 2004

On Apr 7, 2004, at 12:59 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Why, oh Why didn't I buy that missile silo when I had the chance?
>> It was somewhere around 120 acres, with a fenced 40-acre "keep"
>> in the center with the silo and an airstrip and only 40 miles
>> or so east of where I work now.  If it were still available for
>> the $200k asking price from 6 years ago, I'd leap on it and have the
>> bitchinest data center ever.  Plus you know it already had
>> heavy duty electric service and bomb-proof facilities.  I bet
>> I could make all sorts of side cash as a colo, disaster
>> recovery facility, and secure offsite storage.
> That *would* rock ....  I must admit I find the idea tempting myself.
> There's a Titan facility for sale someplace in Central Washington, if 
> we
> weren't stone broke.  The lister had a little imagination for once --
> suggesting using one of the silos as a SCUBA training pool, other 
> things
> like that...

   I've heard of this being done...apparently it was more than just an 
idea. :-)


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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