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Massive size diverts tsunami dock

Modified: Thursday, Jan 24th, 2013

Truck driver Bobby Bross, of Axis Crane, puts some perspective to the dimensions of a 108,000-pound segment of the dock that washed ashore at Newport’s Agate Beach last year following the March 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. The massive piece of debris turned out to be too big for its destination at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

NEWPORT — A 108,000-pound portion of the dock that washed ashore at Agate Beach after the March 2011 Japanese tsunami is having a more difficult time reaching its final destination at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Readers can see videos of the delivery of the dock at the News-Times website, newportnewstimes.com

For the complete article see the 01-25-2013 issue.

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