Pictures of My Machine Room (So Far)
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sun Jun 17 12:41:59 CDT 2007
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> Building with wood in an earthquake zone is far easier than building
> with brick and stone, at least given local codes. Were I to build a
> house with, say, brick, state earthquake building codes would require
> me to run rebar through the walls to ensure that they don't
> disintegrate during a temblor.
I live where you can sleep though a earthquake. :)
The biggest loss of life will not be the west coast of
the USA when the next big quake hits -- they know about them.
Some where under the Mississippi river there are several big faults.
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