Cowan Mill demolition underway…

Work is underway to make safe the Cowan Mill in Lewiston, Maine gutted by fire recently.

We have just come across a new video showing the first stage of the demolition of the former Cowan Mill at Lewiston, Maine that was gutted by fire just a few weeks ago. Although, based upon this interesting use of a mobile elevating work platform (1:30 of the video) and the earlier footage from the Grafton Mill contract, we’re seriously considering a new thread entitled “why Americans shouldn’t demolish anything, ever“.

Below is a video that captures the fire that made this demolition necessary: