Demolishing explosions


Earlier this month, the 42-year-old AfE Tower took seconds to crumble down in Frankfurt, Germany, according to many photographers at the scene. And after a quick exploration of efficient landmark removals on Flickr, there are a slew of other abandoned structures that met a thrilling demise.

See more photos capturing high-rises and bridges in the moment of collapse in the Demolition Action gallery and “demolition explosion” photos.

Photos from Dirk Sobro, jamiepryer, ollismove, pyroninja, and video from meltedplastic.

Posted by Arnold Chao