Saturday, January 9, 2016


SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The 38-year-old grandstand at the New York State Fairgrounds will be imploded today at 1:20 p.m.
The implosion will use 268 explosives, consisting of linear shaped charges, gelatin dynamite and non-electric detonators. Explosives placed at 260 different locations will crumple the grandstand's steel skeleton in on itself.
There will be 4-5 seconds of detonation, a couple seconds of pause, then the implosion will last approximately 25 seconds.

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