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WATCH: 100-year-old radio tower tumbles to the ground in Moline

It hasn’t been used by a radio station for years, but it was on the YMCA’s property. Inspectors say it was becoming a safety hazard, so it was torn ...

MOLINE-- A radio tower that hasn't been used in years is no longer standing. Crews brought it down on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in one piece.

The tower on the driving range at Moline's Two Rivers YMCA was built in the 1920s. It hasn't been used by a radio station for years, but it was on the YMCA's property. Inspectors say it was becoming a safety hazard, so it was torn down.

Another tower in that field was torn down the week before.  The tower demolition won't affect the YMCA golf range. All the divots, dents and debris will be cleaned up by springtime.

Our WQAD photographers give you a view you'll only see right here on WQAD News 8 of the piece of Quad City History falling to the ground.