Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Texas Stadium 1971-2010

DATE: Apr 12, 2010 2:21 PM
DETAILS: IRVING, Tex. - Texas Stadium was built in October 1971 and the imposion occurred on April 11, 2010.

2,700 pounds of dynamite was used in the implosion and 4,800 holes were strategically drilled.

The explosions were timed to create a controlled implosion. A brief fireworks display preceded the implosion.

Everything had been removed from inside the stadium before the implosion, leaving only the shell.

The City of Irving commissioned the implosion and has plans to build a mass transit station on the site. You can read more about the implosion here.

Texas Stadium at 3:00 a.m. the morning before implosion.


Post a Comment

<< Home