Elevators

GOING, GOING, GONE

by Steve Andrishak

Over she goes the center elevator tips earthward as the demolition continues.

The annex at right was demolished later, and fell toward Railway Avenue, leaving the trio of elevators like a tornado had swept through town.

 

AFTER THE DUST HAD CLEARED, the remains of the elevator lay tumbled along the railroad track,

as the track-hoe moved along to its next victim down the line.

ANOTHER BIG BITE-The track-hoe gnaws away the lower portions of the first elevator to be demolished,

while the others in the background await their turn. A surprising amount of the bottom portion

had to be removed before the structure had to be removed before the structure toppled