Demolition of the Perlmooser Tower (Austria)

Author PANZERWOLF - Last updated: 01.08.2013

i guess some of my fellow austrians already know that the perlmooser cement factory (which has been covered in other posts) is being torn down since last year….. a few weeks ago i got inside news from a friend, that the large tower will be blasted by the military to speed up the process, so we planned a picnic to watch the event

1. what it looked like in winter 2011

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2. our vantage point on the opposite cliff of the valley

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3. the camp – you can see my camera and the Meade ETX spotting scope to spy on the preparations more closely

:D


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4. the view

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5. most of the buildings have already been torn down by excavators

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6. the target (note the slanted cutouts to weaken the structure)

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7. the explosives (over 700 separate charges according to official sources!)

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8. wait for it …

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9. kaboom!

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10. the white tree-like thingies are paddling pools filled with water, which are detonated to catch some of the dust

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11.

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14. i guess the paddling pools didn’t work too well after all …

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16. the result

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needless to say, it’s a great loss for urbexing in austria, especially when you’re from the area and have spent lots of time there …

:cry:

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