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Telephone-pole trifecta

May 9, 2013

I had to post these three photos in a row. I have already previously posted two of the three, here and here.

If you had to choose, how do you prefer your telephone poles? And isn’t it interesting that we still refer to these as telephone poles despite the fact that no one uses telephone landlines anymore.

telephone pole, berkeley, California

Formerly vegetated telephone pole, berkeley, California

Green energy, vegetated telephone pole, berkeley, California

Now I just need the photo of a telephone pole that has fallen over and is decomposing under a pile of vegetation…

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    May 12, 2013 10:08:03 am

    These are not just telephone poles. If you look at the top wires on your wonderfully be-ivied example, you will see heavy-duty insulators. These wires will be carrying 30 – 70 Kv. When the ivy reaches them … wham!

  2. May 12, 2013 10:08:34 pm

    Time for some guerilla gardening methinks! Passionfruit vines up telephone poles, kiwi fruit up telephone poles…


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