Landmark gone in 2 quick blasts

Photos by CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—The Cameo power generating station is set against the fog of a snowstorm in De Beque Canyon on Wednesday as crews prepare to bring down the smokestacks. A charge was set off at the base of the newer stack, below. As it fell to the ground, a blast toppled the second, older stack.



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Photos by CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—The Cameo power generating station is set against the fog of a snowstorm in De Beque Canyon on Wednesday as crews prepare to bring down the smokestacks. A charge was set off at the base of the newer stack, below. As it fell to the ground, a blast toppled the second, older stack.

The old smokestacks at the Cameo generating station looked like gray bars set against a light gray background Wednesday morning as puffs of dark smoke billowed out from their bases and the…




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