May 6th, 2009



It was decided that the last section (measuring approximately 92 ft) can be hoisted in one piece. Bernard makes his final cut, releasing the tower from its base which is anchored in concrete beneath the pier. She breaks free, and the last phase of removal is complete.
Early advertisements claim the attraction rose 147 feet into the air. In the end it was calculated to be roughly 120 ft high and weighed in at close to 50,000 pounds.

Copyright Ralph Grassi 2009