Posts Tagged ‘Demolition’

Timelapse: Dam Demolition

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The White Salmon River in Washington state is flowing again as the nearly 100-year-old Condit Dam was disabled with explosives Found at YouTube from NationalGeographic.

Nuclear Power Plant Tower Demolition

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

On May 24, 2010, the Savannah River Sites massive K Cooling Tower was safely demolished as part of the Site-wide Footprint Reduction Initiative funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. They’re saying it was a safe implosion but you gotta wonder…is any nuclear power plant demolition safe?? Found at YouTube from NNSANews.

The Hurt Locker Trailer

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

I finally got around to seeing The Hurt Locker thanks to the magic that is Netflix. Great movie. Found at YouTube from Gameoneline.

31 Story Building Implosion

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Building implosions are an unqualified good thing! At least to watch: Due to geotechnical engineering problems, this brand new 31 story high-rise had to be imploded. Oops! Found at YouTube from brusspup.

How To Turn A Building Upside Down

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

This is NOT how you demolish a building. Found at YouTube from failblog.

When Demolitions Go Wrong

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

The only thing better than watching a building blow up is watching one half blow up. It’s a matter of cool versus cool and funny, too. Found at metacafe via Diagonal View.