275′ Smokestack Tower Falls The Wrong Way During Demolition

The 275′ smokestack tower at The Ohio Edison Mad River Power Plant in Springfield, OH fell the wrong way during the planned demolition, causing spectators to run out of the way.

Tower Demolition
photos by Bill Lackey

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