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Watch Plano Knock Over Its Old Water Tower

Plano knocked over its old water tower today "to make room for Legacy West, an exciting new development, which will include shops, restaurants, residential living, a high-rise hotel and the Liberty Mutual Insurance campus," according to a city news release.

Crews from a Michigan company, Iseler Demolition, cut the base of the tower with torches before tipping it over.

The tower hasn't held any water since 2010, which is sorta a bummer, because watching the thing explode like an overfilled water balloon would've been way cooler. Or Jello-O. Nevertheless, the demolition offered a sight of man's former progress being felled like a once mighty tree. Or something. Whatever, here's the video: 
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Stephen Young has written about Dallas news for the Observer since 2014. He's a Dallas native and a graduate of the University of North Texas.
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