Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Let's Face It, Blowing Stuff Up Is Fun

The Crown Point Bridge over Lake Champlain between New York and Vermont had deteriorated to the point that it could not be repaired without spending extraordinary amounts of money. In order to make room for a new bridge, the old one had to be demolished. (Kansas City residents will note that the bridge bears a resemblance to the old Chouteau Bridge, which met a similar fate in 2001.) Herewith some video:





Best comment from the Burlington Free Press website: "Where's the Kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth shattering Kaboom."

2 comments:

Capt. Schmoe said...

Blowing stuff up IS fun!

the observer said...

Capt. Schmoe--

My guess is that there are entire blogs and web sites dedicated to implosions and explosions...

The Observer