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Power transmission lines in America

  1. Sep 9, 2004 #1

    megashawn

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    I was just curious if anyone would know how I could go about getting maps of powerlines in various locations? Is it even possible to do so?

    The reason I'm wondering is to find places to go riding. I know some powerlines are open to offroad vehicles, whereas others are not, or are on private property. I was hoping to find a map of some of the lines in my neighborhood so I could know what is and is not legal, plus get an idea how much riding there is to be done.

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  3. Sep 10, 2004 #2

    russ_watters

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    I doubt you'll find anything specific enough to be of help to you. Have you spent any time googling it?
     
  4. Sep 11, 2004 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    You can buy maps from the USGS. I couldn't find anything free.

    Hopefully this information is controlled a little; with terrorism in mind.
     
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  6. Sep 11, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    so much for that theory! :biggrin:
     
  7. Sep 11, 2004 #6
    I would hope so to but :uhh: :uhh:
     
  8. Sep 11, 2004 #7
    well they are kinda BIG and up in the air so eazy to spot

    in Miami FP&L has ARC [program] maps of all kinds of stuff like powerlines , water, belltel, gas ect, plus esmts and R/W but access is restricted
     
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