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Re: Did we really 'almost lose Detroit' in Fermi 1 mishap 50 years ago?
« Reply #45 on: November 08, 2016, 08:17:26 PM »

Just think how much different all of our lives would be today!!!

http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/10/09/detroit-fermi-accident-nuclear-plant/91434816/




Thanks for that post BRD......I had heard of the incident way back when, but this was the first detailed story I read on it.  Good stuff.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #46 on: November 09, 2016, 08:44:23 AM »

http://www.monroenews.com/news/20161108/excavating-old-plane-crash

1945 military plane crash in Monroe County


There are some other crash sites around the county from that same era.  Wasn't too long ago they recovered one of these trainers from Lake Erie or the Detroit River near Grosse Ile which may have made it just out of Monroe County.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #47 on: February 13, 2017, 10:23:45 PM »

Interesting gif of downtown monroe looking towards courthouse are on Washington -  morphing into modern pic...     City hall was there and a fire station during that pic from the 1800s

http://giphy.com/gifs/washington-and-front-1880-to-2016-3o6ZsWRQJS45NGYrQs

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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #48 on: February 14, 2017, 10:23:29 AM »

That's cool!
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #49 on: February 19, 2017, 11:52:10 PM »

http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/09/the_most_famous_natives_of_mic.html

Interesting they picked Christy Brinkley -   I recall a poster of her hanging in my room years ago

I would have thought Gen. Custer may have been an honorable mention along with the founders of Laz-y-boy
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #50 on: February 24, 2017, 08:38:14 PM »

http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/09/the_most_famous_natives_of_mic.html

Interesting they picked Christy Brinkley -   I recall a poster of her hanging in my room years ago

I would have thought Gen. Custer may have been an honorable mention along with the founders of Laz-y-boy


LOL - Custer wasn't from Monroe.  His wife was.

No one outside of Monroe cares about Monroe Shock or La-Z-Boy.  Almost no one left in Monroe either.

Christy - she was hot.  I think good pick.
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Re: Miscellaneous Monroe History
« Reply #51 on: February 26, 2017, 08:11:28 AM »

you're right - at 63 she's still hot!   

Sports Illustrated cover pic with her daughters...



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