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Power station chimneys demolished

The twin chimney stacks at the former Cockenzie Power Station in East Lothian have been demolished in a controlled explosion.

Thousands of people gathered to watch the demolition.

The 149m-tall chimney stacks had dominated the local skyline for the past 50 years.

The power station, which generated 150 terawatt hours of electricity in its lifetime, was decommissioned in March 2013.

Footage courtesy of Scottish Power and Airborne Lens.

  • 26 Sep 2015
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