Photos
Page Last Updated November 1, 2009

(Photos appear below of some of the final memories of radio at 406 South Mulberry, as well as some tools of the trade!)
(In addition, the tower came down for a final time 10/29/2009)

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WRZI Board
Former WRZI studio
(staff photo)
WTHX Board
Former WTHX studio
(staff photo)

WKMO Board
Former WKMO studio
(staff photo)

Tower Array
Now an inactive array of antenna dishes
(staff photo)
WIEL Antenna1
WIEL-AM 1400 Tower
(staff photo)

Array
Array 'graveyard' watched over by the mighty WIEL tower
(staff photo)

EBS Receiver
FM Tuner used for Emergency Broadcast System
(staff photo)
(thanks to Daryl Hodges, Paul Urbahns & WKLO's Gary Major for identification!)

EBS Receiver RearView
Rear of tuner...note the tube technology!
(staff photo)
(thanks to a consensus & verification from the veterans listed at left!)

AP Box
AP communications box found in transmitter room
(staff photo)
AP Box
According to former news director Belinda Stark, this may have been
"part of an old wire machine from which we used to get our AP news feed"
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Bulk Tape Eraser
Every radio station had at least one, if not many of these devices, a bulk tape eraser-used for quickly erasing commercial carts
(staff photo)

Ready, set, Go!
The last remnant of WIEL being taken down October 29, 2009 in preparation for relocation.
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)

Coming Down
Let's Do It!
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)


WIEL Tower
Let's get it down in one piece...
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)
Tower Topples
The mighty tower of 1400 begins its descent
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)




Easy Does It
Wise Contracting eases down the WIEL tower after just over
59 years at the same location
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)

14 Tower
Easy...
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)

14 Tower
Eeeeeeeeasy...
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)

Almost Down
Nearing the short journey's end to Ground Zero
(courtesy of  Barry Williams)
(New!)

Fall of the Tower
The last remnant of WIEL being taken down October 29, 2009 in preparation for relocation.
(staff photo)
(New!)

Tower Dismantling   The tower must first be dismantled...
(staff photo)
(New!)
Tower Dismantling
...in order to be transported to a new location
(staff photo)
(New!)