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Old 02-04-2008, 10:22 PM
 
Location: Aurora,Colorado
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Default odd buildings along C470

For years I have passed by some odd little building on the West side of C470 north of Ken Caryl Ranch. There are 3 or 4 of them and may be pump houses but can't tell.
Also does anyone know the story behind the three story tall light house on Belleview about 1-2 miles west of C470. It is partially hidden by large evergreens and actually works as I have seen it with the light turned on.
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Old 02-05-2008, 06:41 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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For years I have passed by some odd little building on the West side of C470 north of Ken Caryl Ranch. There are 3 or 4 of them and may be pump houses but can't tell.
Also does anyone know the story behind the three story tall light house on Belleview about 1-2 miles west of C470. It is partially hidden by large evergreens and actually works as I have seen it with the light turned on.
I know what you are referring to about the little buildings. I've wondered about them myself.

Aren't they south and not north of Ken Caryl? Just west of 470 and Kipling?

Are these the buildings?

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Old 02-05-2008, 08:16 AM
 
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They have something to do with cell phone transmission towers. It was discussed in the Rocky Mountain News a few months ago.

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Old 02-05-2008, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Morrison
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They are cell phone "towers". The carrier was forced to hide the actual equipment. I have a friend who's an urban planner and works for wireless carriers. He does alot of work on designing ways to make the towers more acceptable to municipalities.
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:48 PM
 
Location: here
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There was one back home in CA that was made to look like a tree.
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Old 02-05-2008, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Bend, OR
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There was one back home in CA that was made to look like a tree.
There are actually quite a few along I-70 that look like trees. They are the tallest trees in Colorado!!!
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:55 PM
 
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Default cell towers

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There are actually quite a few along I-70 that look like trees. They are the tallest trees in Colorado!!!
There's even one off I-70 that looks like a giant clam shell
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Loving the Baker Hood!!
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There's even one off I-70 that looks like a giant clam shell
Cell phone towers that look like clams and trees !! That's too funny. Can't wait to see that !!
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Old 02-19-2008, 01:03 PM
 
Location: LB/OC for now...
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palm tree cell towers are popular in california
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Old 08-05-2011, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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Default Odd Buildings On C-470?

Just curious, on C-470, just south of Ken Caryl exit, on the side toward the mountains...there are 4 odd little buildings, definitely not houses. Anyone know what they are?
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