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Martin Tower implosion: Watch how it looked from every angle

The historic demolition of a Lehigh Valley icon Sunday morning received plenty of camera time.Reporters, photographers, drone pilots and curious on-lookers all had phones or cameras trained on the 21-story former Bethlehem Steel headquarters as it crumbled just after 7 a.m.A series of earth-shaking booms turned into a long rumble as the 332-foot tower collapsed over the course of 14 seconds. After the billowing cloud of dust cleared, all that was left was a heap of scrap and rubbleCheck out the final dramatic moments of Martin Tower from footage taken all around Bethlehem.Many came out to watch the Martin Tower implosion from the lookout on Lehigh University’s Mountaintop campus Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Rick Kintzel/)A slow motion look at the implosion of the former Bethlehem Steel headquarters Martin Tower in Bethlehem, Pa. (Video by Scott Krycia and Chris Knight) (The Morning Call)Raw video: An up-close aerial view of the Martin Tower implosion (Video by Lehigh Valley Drone)Raw video: The implosion of Martin Tower as seen from Eighth Avenue in Bethlehem. (Jennifer Sheehan / The Morning Call) (Jen Sheehan / The Morning Call/)And here are a b View this post on Instagram This morning we witnessed the implosion of Martin Tower. It was once headquarters for the then thriving Bethlehem Steel and stood (332′) as a landmark in the Lehigh Valley for the last 50 years. It was a wild and eerie site to see. . #martintower #implosion #explosion #demolition #bethlehemsteel #bethlehem A post shared by Cory Campbell (@cory_.campbell) on May 19, 2019 at 6:58am PDT7 AM this morning. Bye Martin Tower https://t.co/9N4ssmIAgW— Michelle Hester (@chelly1959) May 19, 2019So long, Martin Tower! pic.twitter.com/OmsmJ8pL0f— Colin (@YesItsColin) May 19, 2019#MartinTower pic.twitter.com/EEut4QtDE3— LehighValleywithLove (@LVwithLove) May 19, 2019boom boom boom🧨🧨💣💣 #MartinTower pic.twitter.com/10UkVOzpvT— gary ray (@GaryRay10) May 19, 2019#MartinTower 💣💥 pic.twitter.com/8HJvYhMaIo— Terry Chlebove 📘 (@TChlebove) May 19, 2019 View this post on Instagram And then it was gone #martintower A post shared by Chase (@chaseshoemaker1) on May 19, 2019 at 5:49am PDT View this post on Instagram Demolition Day. #martintower #bethlehem #implosion A post shared by Justin Mascio (@jmascio) on May 19, 2019 at 6:14am PDT View this post on Instagram Trail run followed by the Martin Tower implosion #martintower #bethlehempa A post shared by Bart Yasso (@bartyasso) on May 19, 2019 at 6:57am PDT View this post on Instagram My view of the demolition of #martintower A post shared by Tyler Zellers (@tylerazellers) on May 19, 2019 at 6:35am PDT View this post on Instagram Bringing down Martin Tower May 19, 2019. #martintower #Bethlehem #implosion #bethlehemsteel A post shared by Rjames1905 (@rjames1905) on May 19, 2019 at 6:28am PDT View this post on Instagram #martintower #implosion @lehighu A post shared by Michael Goff (@mgoff) on May 19, 2019 at 6:04am PDT View this post on Instagram Our team had the once in a life time opportunity of being able to cover the Martin Tower Implosion. 🏢 A post shared by Lab Two Twelve (@labtwotwelve) on May 19, 2019 at 5:51am PDT View this post on Instagram Today Bethlehem looses a piece of history and the skyline forever changed. 🏙In its place will arise a new structure of trash that will taint the city. Goodbye #martintower hello low quality apartments! #igbethlehem #bethlehempa A post shared by J-rad (@jpizzle24) on May 19, 2019 at 5:38am PDT View this post on Instagram The #martintower comes down. #demolition #tower #dust #cloud A post shared by Javier Ávila (@thetroublewithmyname) on May 19, 2019 at 5:22am PDT View this post on Instagram #martintower #implosion #view #boom #delay #nature #birdschirping A post shared by James Frank (@creaturefromthebasslagoon) on May 19, 2019 at 4:59am PDT View this post on Instagram 💁🏼‍♂️#martintower #implosion #bethlehempa A post shared by Kevin Chambers (@chamberslandcon) on May 19, 2019 at 5:05am PDTMorning Call reporter Sarah M. Wojcik can be reached at 610-778-2283 or swojcik@mcall.com.
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