West of here some miles there was a leetle accident a day or so ago. You know how manufacturers of big things often source out the parts? Well, Boeing has jumped on that train, so to speak. They have different parts built elsewhere and ship them to Seattle for assembly. This includes the body of the plane.
Imagine you're a rafter on the Clark Fork (of the Columbia), doing the canyons west of Missoula, come around a bend and see this:
Remember that scene from 'Apocalypse Now' when the riverboat goes by the tail of a B-52 sticking out of the jungle?
Good thing they weren't fueled up.