The first of 590 watchtowers set up by East Germany at the border to the West is seem tumbling down near Stapelburg, West Germany, in this composite picture, Dec. 12, 1989. The 20-year-old tower was the first to fall since the border has become wide open. (AP Photo/Uwe Reinecker)
The south side of the new Billings Public Library appeared last week as the skeleton of the old library disappeared.
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Demolition of the old Billings library building is expected to resume this month after asbestos-contaminated debris is removed.
When the new Billings Public Library opened in January, the grand opening for its main entrance, courtyard and parking garden was set for June 30.
By late Tuesday morning, the annex building at McKinley Elementary School was little more than heaps of rubble and a few support beams, marking the next step in a major renovation of the 100-plus-year-old school.
A backhoe tears down a vacant house at 115 N. 22nd St. on Tuesday morning.
A backhoe operated by Willy Lookhart of Cayton Excavation tears down a vacant house at 115 N. 22nd St. on Tuesday morning.
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A blighted building in downtown Billings is set to be razed Tuesday.
In addition to a dispute between the demolition contractor and a subcontractor hired to tear down Billings’ old library, the city confirmed asbestos has been discovered in more areas, leading to oversight and testing by the state Department of Environmental Quality.
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Demolition began on the outside of the old Parmly Billings Library on Tuesday.
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