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Pylon

A large tower containing power lines. Pylons are used in the operations of some utility companies.
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And yet, looked at from a particular angle, pylons themselves evoke a far longer lineage of totemic objects, of physical manifestations of quasi-divine power in the landscape.
It was reported that housewives living near the ground feared a pylon might fall onto their homes - especially with news that one of Bradford Park Avenue's floodlights had also crashed down.
Associates Traffic and Transportation Engineers, representing Dunkin' Donuts, suggested that selectmen consider other alternatives to the pylons, such as adding a two-way left turn lane in the center of the road.
Jeff Levin, BID chairman, said "The pylons symbolize what the district is all about: glamour and style.
Mrs Ann West, the secretary of Hadley Pylon Action Group, said that there had been a pylon at the end of the field at the bottom of her garden since 1968.
The grid station staff said it would take 'sometime' to repair the damaged pylons and restore power supply to Landi Kotal.
But the plans have raised concern locally over the impact that a new row of overhead pylons would have on tourism and well-being, with a local campaign calling for the cables to be placed underground instead.
''The concrete needs to be extremely strong and durable, given the size and scale of the bridge and the environmental factors of the estuary." The three pylons, which will rise out of the riverbed to support the bridge deck, should begin to be visible in the estuary from next month.
AN accountant who retired early to become a farmer fears his land will be worth "peanuts" if plans to erect giant pylons nearby go ahead.
This time, not only have they moved from the pollution of the water bodies, but also to the destruction of high tension electricity pylons erected at high cost to the tax payer.
Everything was going relatively well until the examiner asked him to perform the eights on pylons maneuver.