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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:09 PM   #44381
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someone can tell me if 1wtc is seeing from 100 km distance
As long as you're on a high point
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:24 PM   #44382
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the glass has reached it's highest point
Really, do you have a pic?
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:27 PM   #44383
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:32 PM   #44384
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Wasn't it supposed to reach the very highest beam?

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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:33 PM   #44385
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i thought that too
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:35 PM   #44386
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:37 PM   #44387
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Wasn't it supposed to reach the very highest beam?

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It did reach the highest beam. 1 white cladding piece reaches the highest beam. Everything above it is just the temporary safety railing
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:40 PM   #44388
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i saw it under construction on the top of the empire state.
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Old April 18th, 2013, 11:52 PM   #44389
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the railing above the white piece of cladding is temporary and will come down when the cladding is finished, like over at 4 WTC

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Old April 19th, 2013, 12:05 AM   #44390
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we can see that's a huge spire!
The problem isn't exactly that it's small, but that it's UGLY.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 12:09 AM   #44391
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Trust me, from a kilometer away it'll be just one regular thin steel stick. The platforms won't by far as visible as on that close up photo
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Old April 19th, 2013, 01:12 AM   #44392
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Can someone please tell me when the beacon will be lit on top of the building? Thanks!
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Old April 19th, 2013, 01:46 AM   #44393
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We DID IT The glass finally reached the TOP (At least in 1 part). I still remember when this thing 1st started, watching it on earthcam way back in 2006! Oh how far we have come!
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Old April 19th, 2013, 02:40 AM   #44394
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Oh my goodness! The world is round from the top! Hehe

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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:00 AM   #44395
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Kanto, upper most cladding on Ken's photo is not glass, but the first stainless steel parapet.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:25 AM   #44396
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I believe that's the same stainless steel as what's used on the building's edges.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:34 AM   #44397
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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:39 AM   #44398
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I believe that's the same stainless steel as what's used on the building's edges.
Yes, but it is higher than the 20th fl ones to visualize the 1362'-1368' mark.

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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:47 AM   #44399
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Gotcha. Thanks for the information, Otie.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 05:20 AM   #44400
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why isnt the next spire piece going up? its been nice weather for the last few days and the next spire piece is on the platform
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