Daily Dose of Splodey- Gettysburg Edition

On this day, July 3, in 2000, the 137th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, CDI brought down the National Tower.

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Notice the interesting interleaving rod construction of the tower, reminiscent of US battleships fighting tops during the inter-war era.

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1 thought on “Daily Dose of Splodey- Gettysburg Edition”

  1. I went to the Long Bottom memorial and the demolition of the tower was a subject of conversation among the re-enactors that year. A good friend among the re-enactors hated to see it go.

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