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The Demolition of the Asarco Smokestacks as Seen Through Twitter

It stood near downtown El Paso for almost 47 years. The smaller one, without the word ‘Asarco’ written in red, was part of our skyline for 63 years. And in less than 30 seconds they were gone. Hundreds of El Pasoans woke up early to document a piece of our city’s history come to an end. And here’s how it looked — from beginning to end:

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Watch Tricia’s Video of the Explosions

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