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  • This pipe, called a penstock, ranged from forty-four inches down to two feet in diameter and paralleled the Uncompahgre River far above its torrent as it coursed down the deep gorge.
  • Do not anchor to any manmade structures including the penstock system large metal pipe.
  • They came up to a steel trestle that held the ancient penstock above an open gorge.
  • With exaggerated care Cynthia mounted the wooden catwalk atop the penstock, holding Dean's hand tightly.
  • The penstock, three feet in diameter at this point, was a long black snake, carrying its mountain water to the small generating station, while adjacent black piping and frequent taps provided the ice that coated the cliff sides in gigantic clusters below.

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