Cyclone Comes Crashing Down
Southport historic Cyclone was being demolished on Monday 20
November by a large prehistoric looking caterpillar excavator.
It's long boom, moved
a large hydraulic multi purpose jaw around the structure crushing
and ripping large chunks out of the wooden and metal framework.
A 6-foot metal
fence is to be erected around the site to deter any demonstrators
out. We got told that a contractor told a demonstrator that:-
“It is an unfortunate end to the ride, but we are only doing a job.
We have found out that the wooden structures are all rotten, so for
safety sake we will have to take it down.”
These are a few
photographs as the work started in pulling the model section down. .