What a ‘one-man demolition squad’ achieved in 1946

In this archive footage from 1946, a “one-man demolition squad” clears high-rise buildings in a slum area of New York City’s East Side, making it ready for redevelopment.

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How demolition used to be done...in 1948 ARCHIVE FOOTAGE: Demo crews collapse chimney stacks
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