Aug 29, 2012

A damaged landmark brought down in Springfield Township

(YDR) It took several tries, but a portion of Foust distillery's 125-foot-tall smokestack - built in the 1940s but never used - was brought down Tuesday in Springfield Township.
Sometimes, it seems, history doesn't want to be forgotten.
Phil Robinson, one of the partners who owns the land where remnants of the distillery remain, deployed a crew manning a crane and another piece of heavy equipment.
The red-brick smokestack had been struck by lightning twice earlier this month, rendering a fissure that runs from its top to bottom