LORAN Tower Falls (Watch the Video)

A vivid example of how tall guyed towers fall
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“That would have made one hell of a 600 meter antenna.”

So says one commenter on YouTube about this remarkable video.

If you’re like us, you enjoy tower photos, and you are mesmerized in a bittersweet way by the sight of towers coming down. (Make sure you watch all the camera views.)

As RW contributor Frank McCoy writes, this also is a vivid demonstration of the way in which tall guyed towers fall.


Tower Worker Killed in Fall

Daniel Plants of Triadelphia, W.Va., fell to his death on Sept. 24 while working to dismantle a storm-damaged tower in East Deer Township, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh.