Elevator silos imploded in SW Philly

December 23, 2007 7:34:02 AM PST
If you live in Southwest Philadelphia you may have had a rude awakening this morning. The Tidewater Grain Company's silos located in the 2600 block of Penrose Avenue near the Schuylkill Expressway came tumbling down. Police closed down the Penrose Avenue Bridge and the Girard Point Bridge while to implosion took place.

The old elevator has been sitting dormant since 1980.


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