A lineman from Davis H. Elliot Electrical Contractors works to untangle a 20,000 volt distribution line on Park Street. We had a thunderstorm in Charlottesville on Sunday, August 15. Some trees dropped limbs, others snapped. How do they do it in the big leagues, like New York City? Where are their wires? In Charlottesville, I’d be surprised if we spent more than a hundred thousand dollars last year putting this infrastructure underground, less than we’d spend sending a half dozen children to school.
Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at billemory.com/blog.Read more on: Trees