Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Amazing Weed Farm

This time, a special architectural post. These photos are of a hidden weed farm in Tennessee. The guy who invested all his time and effort into this hidden grotto of treasure deserves a medal. Obviously, I wouldn't be writing about this secret place if it hadn't been busted. The police apaprently found a sophisticated operation which grew as much as 100 pounds of marijuana every eight weeks. How was he busted?

The thick metal door to the secret passageway was held in place by a hydraulic motor. If someone didn't want you to enter, you would probably need a small bomb to get in.

The cave itself stretched 250 feet (nearly the length of a football field!) Inside the cave there were offices, living quarters, and a growing area.

So what gave it all away? - "Electrical Power Disruptions" The men started stealing electricity from the local power lines to supply their fortress. They spliced into wires and caused power disruptions to the local area. Supervisors at the local power company were losing power somewhere and decided to look into it....
Read the detailed story HERE.
A big thanks to Word To Mother for the info!!!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Should have gone sustainable, solar power.

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