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The Downfall of the Grain Elevators at Hardisty, Alberta, Canada

The end of an era of bygone days
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The demolition of the two grain elevators started in April 2004 and required approximately
two and one half weeks to complete, including site cleanup and restoration. Not all was lost
though, as there was a considerable amount of steel and large timbers salvaged. I was away
and missed the initial collapse of the last elevator ... .

As it Was

The Beginning

The start of the Collapse

Tumbling Down

Dismantling of elevator

Reduction of elevator

All that's left

Hauling debris away

Starting second Elevator

Removing the walls

As it is Now - The Final Reclamation