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Re: power issues for manhattan/telco-hotels
From: Jon Stanley <jstanley () rmrf net>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 19:14:24 -0500

Does anyone have status on 111 8th Ave, 60 Hudson, or 1 State Street Plaza?  I posted from work, but it seems that our 
external email is fsck'ed at the moment.  Sorry for the duplicate when it comes...

On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 09:08:47PM +1000, Terence wrote:

anyone have any idea if power is being restored, or if the facilites running
through 60 hudson, 25 broadway, etc al are at the mercy of existing diesel

25 Broadway is on generator.  Supposedly they have 48 hours of fuel.  I
haven't heard about 60 Hudson or 111 8th Ave.

CNN has reported that a whole substation located near the WTC has been
destroyed, and that the only source of AC will be generators brought in
today.  I'd say that given people are still using cellphones from inside
the rubble of WTC, that the telco infrastructure that will get first
priority will be cell basestations, and not isp's...

Terence C. Giufre-Sweetser

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