Hotel demolition

Hotel demolition

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This image is part of the sequence Industry: Demolition of a hotel building in the USA
This image is part of the sequence seq t building1

Credit: JIM ZIPP/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Hotel demolition. Image 3 of 4. Hotel and a crowd of spectators watching it being demolished by a series of controlled explosions. The hotel is the Hilton Hotel in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. It was demolished on 28 October 1990, so that the owner could avoid paying city taxes. The explosives that bring down the building must be carefully placed to bring the building down completely and safely. The crowd are in Bushnell Park. For a sequence of the demolition, see images T840/384-387.

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