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Subject: Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

From: Erin Quinn <erin.quinn<-a>
Date: Monday, July 18, 2005
Regarding the "face lift" on Mount Rushmore, it seems that the
method was chosen for economic reasons.  I heard the story on
National Public Radio (done through South Dakota Public
Broadcasting--you can hear the audio file at <URL:>.
A German firm (thus the German excitement) volunteered to clean the
monument and teach park rangers how to do it themselves.

The Yahoo! News story:


    **** Moderator's comments: The above URL has been wrapped for
    email. There should be no newlines. Tricky as it is, if you
    carefully delete the newlines you'll get a working URL,
    honest--I checked.

Erin Quinn
Curator of Collections
City of Greeley Museums

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