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Smoky Shot Tower

Nevada Test Site NV United States

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Began1957
  Finished1957
  Destroyed1957
Building Uses
 - science
Structural Types
 - guyed mast
Materials
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire699 ftWebsite

Description
- Architect: Holmes & Narver, inc (http://www.vce.com/balloonetc.html)

- This guyed mast was built for the test of Smoky, a 44 kt yield nuclear bomb of UCRL TX-41 type and hold the bomb until its explosion on August 31st, 1957, whereby it was vaporized.

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