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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-15-08 10:06 PM
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41. Very weird, and LUCKY. If the house is sitting in its original location it appears that the slab
was undermined but didn't break up, meaning that it was very well-reinforced.

If it moved from its original location it must have floated/skimmed across the flood waters to its present location. It may have had the immense good fortune to be last house standing so it avoided ramming into other storm debris--parts of homes, vehicles, docks, decks, etc--during its journey.

The steel column theory works for me, but the corrosion issue would be a major one.

I hope someone will follow up on this after folks are allowed to go back on the island.


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