The Lord Taketh. Look at these pix…

Some of us are just plain wierd…and nodding in assent is ok – but I love radio towers, and most of all the old AM towers for high-powered stations. Many are architectural throwbacks to the 40s – deco towers really. 

One such complex is the array of towers for WWVA in Wheeling, WV. The market is of no particular significance but a recent windstorm blew over all three self supporting towers. Here’s the before… 

WWVA before the big blow

But 70 to 100 mile an hour winds create issues… 

Aerial post windstorm - WWVA Towers

Pretty amazing – and a reminder of how little we really control.

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