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Second Time’s a Charm For Destruction of Stubborn Pontiac Silverdome (VIDEO)

Over the weekend, there was a fair amount of confusion and frustration among Detroit-area residents who wanted to watch a building explode. Or implode. Whatever. The first attempt at demolishing the vacant Pontiac Silverdome didn’t get the job done, leaving many wondering what the next step was. The building was no doubt compromised from the […]

Hundreds of Volkswagen diesels witness Pontiac Silverdome demolition

The Silverdome hosted the Detroit Lions for years. Continue reading Hundreds of Volkswagen diesels witness Pontiac Silverdome demolition Hundreds of Volkswagen diesels witness Pontiac Silverdome demolition originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:39:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

The Stubborn Pontiac Silverdome Refused To Collapse During Its Scheduled Demolition

The vacant building remains standing, leaving the demolition team scratching their heads.

On a second implosion attempt, the Pontiac Silverdome finally goes down

After refusing to go down on Sunday, the Pontiac Silverdome was finally brought down Monday on a second implosion attempt.

Second Blast Brings Down Pontiac Silverdome

After a wiring issue caused the first attempt at imploding the Pontiac Silverdome to fail this past weekend, officials were able to get the job done the second time around on Monday afternoon. The 42-year-old building fell in a pileShow More Summary

2nd blast brings down upper section of Pontiac Silverdome

The second time was the charm for a partial implosion of the Pontiac Silverdome _ the former home of the Detroit Lions        

WATCH: Pontiac Silverdome finally implodes following Sunday's failed blast

The successful implosion comes after a botched attempt to blow up the old dome on Sunday morning

After Pontiac Silverdome survives implosion, everybody has a joke

The upper level of the Pontiac Silverdome was supposed to implode on Sunday. But it didn’t. Sure, there were explosions and lots of smoke surrounding the one-time home of the Detroit Lions and Pistons. But no implosion. Here’s the Silverdome moments before thousands of denotations went off. Here...

The Explosives Went Off, but Silverdome Didn't Fall

Talk about anticlimactic: Michigan's Silverdome was scheduled to implode on Sunday morning, and the explosives went off at 8:30am, reports CNN —but when the smoke cleared, the Pontiac landmark was still erect. The implosion did do its job of breaking the stadium's steel beams, just not enough of them....

Wiring blamed in failed Pontiac Silverdome implosion

Ten percent of the explosive charges failed to go of because of a wiring problem.        

Wiring blamed in failed Pontiac Silverdome implosion

Ten percent of the explosive charges failed to go of because of a wiring problem.        

Wiring blamed in failed Pontiac Silverdome implosion

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Ten percent of the explosive charges failed to go of because of a wiring problem.        

The Boom Was A Bust: Pontiac Silverdome Blows Up, Doesn't Come Down

last monthNews : The Two-Way

A planned demolition of the former home of the Detroit Lions failed on Sunday morning. The company in charge of the detonation says faulty wiring is to blame.

SEE IT: Planned implosion of old Lions’ Silverdome stadium fails

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The Detroit Lions can’t seem to get anything right. The NFL team attempted to put the Pontiac Silverdome to rest on Sunday.

Pontiac Silverdome Demolition Begins With Failed Implosion (VIDEO)

On Sunday, the iconic sports stadium in the Detroit area was scheduled to meet its demise and turn into rubble, but the Pontiac Silverdome had other ideas. Officials conducted a partial implosion with a blast originally set to break the metal beams supporting the upper ring of the dome and causing the structure to fall to the ground. […]

Fail! Pontiac Silverdome football stadium still standing after implosion

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Ten percent of the explosive charges failed to go of because of a wiring problem.        

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