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Calgary Tower

Calgary Tower from the 54th floor of the Bow Building. Looking South West towards the Rocky Mountains.
190.8-meter (626 ft) free standing observation tower, built to commemorate Canada's Centennial in 1967. Built with a continual pour of concrete started May15th 1967 for 24 days. Designed by W.G. Milne & A. Dale and Associates designed to withstand earthquakes and winds of up to 161 km/h (100MPH)
A natural gas-fired cauldron was constructed in 1987 at the top of the tower to celebrate the 1988 Winter Olympics.

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