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Forestport Tower

North Lake Road, Forestport Research Facility
Forestport NY United States

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1950
  Finished1950
  Destroyed1998
Building Uses
 - communication
Structural Types
 - guyed mast
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna1218 fthttp://www.rl.af.mil/
Spire1205 fthttp://www.rl.af.mil/History/

Description
- Architect/Engineer/Maufacturer: Truscon Steel Company

- Upon its completion, this was the world's second tallest structure.

- This tower was used to test LORAN-C and the OMEGA Radio Navigation System.

- The tower was demolished by the army on April 21, 1998 by use of explosives.

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