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Wardenclyffe tower tesla new york demolition july september 1917

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Tesla's Wardenclyffe tower on Long Island in partial stage of demolition. On July 4, 1917 the Smiley Steel Company of New York began demolition of the tower by dynamiting it but it took till September to totally demolish it. Tesla built it in 1901-1903 and sold it to investors as a wireless communication center. He also wanted to demonstrate wireless transmission of electrical energy. Tesla ran out of funding before he could finish it.

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wireless transmission electricity inventions demolitions in the united states inventions by nikola tesla the literary digest 1917 wardenclyffe tower
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1917
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The Literary Digest, Volume 55, September 8, 1917, page 25
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wireless transmission electricity inventions demolitions in the united states inventions by nikola tesla the literary digest 1917 wardenclyffe tower