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Crews Implode Historic St. Paul Smokestack

A piece of St. Paul history came down Sunday morning in dramatic fashion. Demolition crews brought down a towering smokestack as part of the ongoing demolition of the Island Station Power plant. After standing over the Mississippi riverfront for more than 90 years, the 280-foot smokestack crumbled in a matter of seconds.

03/16/2014

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Autopsy Rules Chicago Smokestack Death An Accident

Authorities say the death of a 23-year-old man who fell 22-feet down a Chicago skyscraper smokestack was an accident.

12/14/2012

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Minn. Man Falls Down Chicago Hotel Smokestack, Dies

A 23-year-old Pipestone, Minn. man was killed after he fell down the smokestack of a Chicago hotel while trying to take a photo.

12/13/2012

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