The Death of Blyth Power Station

May 2002: The demolition work is about to begin

 

June 2002: Work begins on smaller building and surrounding area

 

Demolition of smaller building on 10/07/2002

 

July 2002: After demolition of smaller building

 

July 2003: After demolition of larger building


Demolition Day 07/12/2003

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All four chimneys (11:59 hours) And they're off !
First chimney falls The second and third follow
Third one half way down Fourth chimney topples
Reluctantly it falls Nothing left but dust !

>>>>>     Demolition Animation     <<<<<


Alternative Views

(Pictures: Gerry Maughan)

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(Pictures: Trevor Charlton)

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LINKS:

 

Video Clip Of Demolition Available Here(Dial Up)

Another Video Clip Here(Broadband)

More Pictures: 

 
http://www.newbigginbythesea.co.uk/news/news_chimneys.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/tyne/features/2003/12/blyth_chimneys/gallery1.shtml
 
 
 

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