[TowerTalk] My Digging "the Hole" story

Jon K Hellan hellan at acm.org
Tue Sep 16 04:04:44 EDT 2008

Gene Smar wrote:
> John:
>      I did exactly the same things you did - started my tower hole with a rented gasoline powered post hole 
>  digger and ended hiring a guy who happened to be a grave digger.  I gave up digging after three days - to 
>  much work for me and my shovel and I was running out of space in my small back yard to hide the spoils from
 >  the hole.  (Ten cuyd of dirt actually expands to 20 above ground.)

I believe the standard procedure is to dig the hole (or tunnel) underneath a 
wooden exercise "horse" and carry the spoils out in small sand bags hidden 
underneath your uniform, right under the noses of the guards!

Jon Kåre Hellan, Trondheim, Norway

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