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Title: Still standing
Camera: D200
Capture date: 27/09/09
Image file type: RAW (16 bit)
Lens: 70-200mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR NIKKOR
Aperture: f/2.8
Focal length: 70mm (105mm equiv.)
Shutter speed: 1/400s
Shooting mode: Aperture Priority
Exposure comp.: –
ISO: 100
White balance: Auto
Flash: No
Cropped?: No
RAW converter: C1 Pro (v4)

Still standing

No one was more surprised than the demolition team that the Timken steel mill towers didn't fall after they detonated explosives at their base.

As you can see from this, in the end they pushed them over but everyone was hoping for something a bit more dramatic.

When they fired the charges, there was a loud bang, a slight shockwave then the towers simply wobbled, refusing to fall and leaving the demolition guys scratching their heads.

It still made for an entertaining sunday morning.