Friday, June 27, 2014

Obama Continues Minneapolis Tour. Harriet Bandshell Speech. (FULL VIDEO)

Obama continued his Minneapolis tour today with a speech at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. Full video from the UpTake follows.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Minneapolis Mud Slide Closes W. River Parkway


After tons of rain, there's been a mudslide on W. River Parkwy/4th St. S, resulting in 12-14 ft of mud on the roadway. Traffic being diverted.
 7:33p UPDATE: Bike path, walking path and roadway being barricaded and they're calling for front end loaders to remove the mud.


KMSP-TV  FOX reports hospital engineers told the fire department the foundation beneath Fairview’s oxygen tanks was undermined in the slide. Safety officials estimated 15 to 17 stories of mud and trees came crashing down. FOX says officials believe no cars were buried or swept away but were working to verify that.

KMSP-TV

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Historical collapse..1874 iron bridge "10th Avenue" washed away.


An historical relic and marker of time on Minneapolis's river of history. The final evidence of the 10th avenue pedestrian bridge, has undergone the tipping point. Where there was an unofficial monumental reminder, now there is the after sight..
Ever so slowly letting the waters take it. Defying gravity, suspending your disbelief! The iconic, last, 10th avenue pier, has finally crumbled into the river.

Recently seen from satellite, it still had enough of a stature to cast a shadow.


Please research more about this event at the following links.

http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/262964321.html

http://www.startribune.com/local/blogs/262917191.html

http://bridgenumber9.com/2011/09/21/today/when-will-the-leaning-tower-of-pier-fall/

Photos by Lisa Peters



Sunday, February 23, 2014

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

New Animation Shows Viking Stadium Construction


A new animation just released by Mortenson Construction, shows the deconstruction of the Metro Dome and simultaneous building of the new vikings stadium.

Unfortunately there is no code to embed the video, but you can find it at the following Star Tribune link.
http://www.startribune.com/video/228943471.html#/228943471/video/1/eovr