Onlookers Gather at Dallas Demolition

Published 11/19 2012 11:02AM

Updated 11/19 2012 11:24AM

An 88-year-old building in downtown Dallas is nothing but a pile of rubble Sunday morning.

Demolition teams brought down the vacant eight-story Thomas Building Sunday morning. It took a matter of seconds for about 300 pounds of dynamite and other explosives to level the building. Onlookers gathered at a safe distance to watch.

The building was built in the 19-20's by cotton tycoon Mike Thomas. Soon after the building crumbled, crews got to work removing the debris.

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