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ConAgra implosion | ConAgra implosion

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Jul.26.2012
The city "project" of clearing out and taking down the silos at the former ConAgra plant is nearly done.  Actually, all the silos are down and just being reduced to rubble of different sizes, used for different purposes. Yesterday, the steel tower building (the conveyor) came down.  Those...
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Jul.18.2012
I recently commented on the fact that the hens and chicks that we planted last year in the landscaping "project" of our new (old) house had a rooster, a stalk-like projection with flowers on the top.  I used the term, rooster, since that is how my grandmother referred to them.  She always...
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Jun.16.2012
The last two days have brought great changes to the city's "project" of bringing down the silos of the Conagra plant.  The leaning towers of Huron (AKA the silos that have been tipped precariously for a few months) have been attacked relentlessly by the 10,000 pound "seam ripper", which I have...
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Jun.13.2012
Every day brings changes to the Conagra site.  The crane operator smashes through the thick silos, and a few more have been demolished with the wrecking ball and the "seam ripper", mostly the "seam ripper".  Recently, we have found out that they were built in the 1950s to withstand an...
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Jun.09.2012
Last year at this time, I mentioned the International Day of Yarn-bombing.  Yarn-bombing is a relative new concept of decorating signs, lamp posts, trees, and other items outdoors with knitted or crocheted items.  Those decorated items can be totally covered or not. Today is the day, and...
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Jun.08.2012
The Conagra plant was imploded, well sorta, on January 9, 2012.  That didn't quite go as expected. Now after months of trying to destroy the silos, the city has brought in a crane with various wrecking balls/equipment.   It isn't going well, either.  More later as it develops,...
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Jan.09.2012
Huron, Ohio is a small city on the coast of Lake Erie.  Its roots go back to the 1830s when it was known as the leading steamship builder.  Through the years, it has been the home to other industrial operations like the lime plant, a paint factory, and  the ConAgra plant.  It is...