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A landmark crumples, 1982

Despite the early hour, hundreds of people gathered at the canalside near Pastures Road to see a Mexborough landmark bite the dust.
The twin cooling towers of Mexborough power station were being demolished, and this video captures the sights and sounds of the event.




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