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  • Deconstructing the Oakland Bay Bridge, 2014
    Deconstructing the Oakland Bay Bridge, 2014
    As child, I loved taking things apart and building things. Growing up in a new housing development, my friends in the neighborhood and I built roads, bridges, and whole cities in the dirt before our neighborhood was landscaped. Construction and...
  • House cliff: Watch as fire crews torch luxury mansion perched on Texas cliff
    House cliff: Watch as fire crews torch luxury mansion perched on Texas cliff
    A house that was perched precariously on a cliff was set on fire by crews in Texas this week. The luxury home had already begun to slip into Lake Whitney, and engineers determined that it was too hazardous to attempt to remove the home with heavy...
  • Deconstruction
    Destruction plus construction equals transformation
    Every remodeling project requires some sort of demolition. However, the first step is not the demolition, it's the planning. Even deconstruction requires careful consideration before beginning. Demolition is somewhat like performing surgery on...
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    Pro wrestling Q & A for 10-31: Survivor Series, AJ Styles, Harts vs. Demolition
    Below is this week’s pro wrestling Q & A here on Examiner.com. If you would like to ask a question, feel free to send me an e-mail at wes_sims22@yahoo.com.What matches are being rumored for the 2013 WWE Survivor Series?A lot of different...
  • Demolition
    Demolition leads to new things
    News.cincinnati.com is reporting that demolition has begun in Over-the-Rhine that will make the way for the new Cincinnati streetcar. Buildings at Race and Henry are being brought down to make space for the streetcar project. Cincinnati will be...
  • Bret Hart
    Greatest matches in Summer Slam history: No. 8
    The 2013 Summer Slam takes place on Sunday, Aug. 18 in Los Angeles, California. As we get closer to the event, we will run down the top matches in the event’s history. In this installment, we will look at No. 8 on the countdown.# 8—Two...
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital implodes November 6, 2005 in Memphis, Tennessee. The 924,000 square foot building was the largest private hospital in the world until the late 1980's and is where Elvis Presley was pronounced dead on August 16, 1977.
    Explosives workers have a blast
    Explosives workers demolish structures by drilling holes, placing explosives and imploding them. They also may blast rock in mining or quarrying operations and work in seismographic operations. The 7,000 workers in the United States have a median...
  • Notice of Demolition of old school building
    Demolition of an old school makes room for the future
    Homes across the street from John W. Moore School will experience growing pains during the next 18 months. Florence, South Carolina has had much growth over the last 20 years and the school buildings are groaning with age. Many are 50 years old....
  • Old Pierce County Courthouse
    Pierce County Courthouse: Parking lot or historical landmark?
    Can we preserve our history before it disappears?Buildings of historical significance disappear on the daily bases. The biggest contributor to this loss is the age of the building. For example, take a building that was built in 1910. The...
  • WWF Survivor Series '88
    Survivor Series PPV countdown: #10 - 1988
    WWF Survivor Series 1988November 24, 1988Richfield, OhioAfter the success of the inaugural Survivor Series in 1987, the WWF wisely continued the tradition in 1988. They tweaked the concept and improved upon it, making the show even better. They...
  • Randleman water tank being removed
    A Randleman landmark comes down one small piece at a time
    The old Randleman water tank is nothing but memories after today. To view photos of the tank being removed you can click here.The tank is being removed to make way to relocate the recycling center to this location.There will be discussion tomorrow...
  • Carmageddon 2012
    Carmageddon 2012
    Carmageddon II 2012As the highly anticipated Carmageddon II, 2012 gets underway on the 405 freeway at the Mulholland overpass, demolition crews work hard to meet strict deadlines, and traffic remains quiet. About the eventToday marks the first...
  • Top SummerSlam matches:  #19 - Hart Foundation v. Demolition
    Top SummerSlam matches: #19 - Hart Foundation v. Demolition
    #19 – The Hart Foundation (Bret "Hit Man" Hart & Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart) versus Demolition (Ax & Smash) (c) in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match for the WWF World Tag Team ChampionshipsWWF SummerSlam 1990August 27,...
  • The Mayor's not so new initiative
    The Mayor's not so new initiative
    Mayor Emanuel announced what he thinks is a new initiative for Chicago. The Chicago Police and Department of Buildings are to work together, once again, to demolish and secure vacant buildings. This same initiative was taken up in 1992 when...
  • Hyundai Motor America demolishes U.S. headquarters in Fountain Valley
    Hyundai Motor America demolishes U.S. headquarters in Fountain Valley
    If you tooled south down the 405 Freeway to Orange County today, you might have noticed that Hyundai’s Fountain Valley headquarters has been reduced to rubble. No, Hyundai is not abandoning its U.S. headquarters. It is making room for a new...