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Second blast brings down upper section of Pontiac Silverdome

PONTIAC, Mich. -- The 2nd time used to be the allure for a partial implosion of the Pontiac Silverdome -- the previous house of the Detroit Lions.

Demolition corporate Adamo introduced down the upper section of the Silverdome on Monday, at some point after some explosive fees did not detonate. Company officers stated wiring problems had been the perpetrator of Sunday's failed try, which disenchanted hundreds of onlookers who had braved chilly temperatures in hopes of seeing a dramatic cave in.

The Lions performed on the suburban Detroit facility from 1975 thru 2001. The Silverdome additionally used to be the house of the NBA's Detroit Pistons and hosted the Super Bowl in 1982.

During its lifetime, the indoor, 80,000-plus seat stadium additionally hosted Super Bowl XVI, Wrestlemania III, a consult with through Pope John Paul II and more than a few motorsport occasions.

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