After digging to a depth of 10 feet last year outside Buffalo, New York,
scientists found traces of copper cable dating back 100 years. They came
to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network
more than 100 years ago.
Not to be outdone by the New Yorkers, in the weeks that followed, a Los
Angeles, California archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet somewhere
just outside Oceanside. Shortly afterward, a story in the LA Times read,
“California archaeologists, reporting a finding of 200 year old copper
cable, have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced
high-tech communications network a hundred years earlier than the New
One week later, a local newspaper in Omaha Nebraska reported,
“After digging 30 feet deep in his pasture near the community of
Kearney, Nebraska, Ole Olson, a heck of an engineer and a self-taught
archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely nothing. Ole has
therefore concluded that 300 years ago,Nebraska had already gone
Just makes a person proud to be from Nebraska!