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