The Former Union Carbide Building 82 on McCorkle Avenue in
South Charleston --
Another Landmark Gone
(Be careful! The audio on these videos is LOUD!)
New on March 27, 2009: Click here to see WSAZ Huntington video of preparations for implosion.
and herefor another video clip, from the Montrose Drive bridge over the railroad and Second Avenue.
and here for Barb Hicks Neddo's
pictures and video.
excellent site showing the event in HD is http://stormhighway.com/blog/march2509a.shtml
building was imploded on March 28, 2009. There was an eBay auction
for the opportunity to "push the button", for which the winning bid was $5,207! The winner donated
the ticket back to University of Charleston, which then raffled it off!
Jim O'Dell sent these "before" shots:
Anything after March 28 will be "after"