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Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:16 pm

Boulders falling off a mountain absolutely demolish barn, barely miss farmhouse .

January 31, 2014 | By Abraham

For a few minutes, a couple weeks ago, a quiet farm in Northern Italy became a scene of complete insanity as a boulder that had careered down the mountain behind the farm barrelled through the barn like it was constructed of no more than toothpicks, leaving it utterly demolished…
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This has happened before. But not for a very long time. Standing as a testament to the possibility of a massive rock falling off the mountain, the rock in foreground of this picture has been in the field for years…
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Looks like little Brother finally came to see his Bro!
Another rock broke free at the same time as the one that ruined the barn, but it came to a stop just barely shy of the farmhouse.
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Despite the thoroughness of the wreckage, no one was hurt in this bizarre accident.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:21 pm

Glad I don't live near a mountain!
Jees that was close :shock2: :shock2:

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Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:50 pm

Bugger the barn.... check the damage to the vineyard..!!! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:52 pm

:shock2:
That vehicle nearly took a hard pounding.
I see there is an boulder which made his way down a while ago,that would have been bad news,straight in line with the main house.
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Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:21 pm

Wasn't there a movie about 'Broken Rock Mountain" or something of a similar name... :mrgreen: :twisted:


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Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:31 pm

Supposed there can be no more boulder move than that... hehehe.

They might have to consider opening a Hard Rock Caffee...
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Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:57 pm

Could kinda give new meaning to the terms "Rock 'n Roll" / "Rock the house down" :D:

Never choose "Rock" when playing "Rock, paper, scissors". :twisted:
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