Felling of Five Chimneys at Tsing Yi Power Station – 1998

IDJ: The felling of the concrete chimneys at the decommissioned Tsing Yi Power Station

On 15 November 1998 the five chimneys were demolished at the same time by controlled explosives weakening the structures so they fell safely to the ground in a prearranged pattern.

These images were taken from a video of the event.

Tsing Yi Power Station-chimney demolition-001

Tsing Yi Power Station-chimney demolition-002

 

See: Decommissioning of Tsing Yi Power Station   CLP outlines the demolition and problems involved

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