Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Fuel for the Flame: No foolin'

On May 15, I told you about the hole that crews dug (and covered) at the centre of B.C. Place Stadium's floor.

That's where the Olympic cauldron is going, say my sources. It's a logical spot because it's the most visible location as far away as you can get from the air-supported fabric roof while still being indoors. See the video.

Now I have more fuel for the fire. A natural gas pipe was installed in the east end zone tunnel next to section 227. I shot photos after the B.C. Lions' regular season finale on Nov. 7. The cauldron will be fed with natural gas to keep the Olympic flame burning Feb. 12 to 28.

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