I said the old plant WAS going until last fall, at which time Rohn completed
the move to their new plant, about a mile from the original site. I also
said the TV boom provided a new market for the lighting towers (BX's) used
at airports and school football fields.
At 10:30 PM 2/3/98 -0500, you wrote:
>One response I got back from my "history" of the BX/HDBX tower is that Leo
>at WRL sold 2,300 Globe Spires mostly of the 48 and 56 foot variety. They
>were king of the hill until the 25G came along.
>W9GTA says the old Spaulding plant is still going under Rohn and points out
>Spaulding made a lot more than towers. My sister reminds me that the towers
>at many airports such as the one near our house on St. Simons Island, Ga can
>have a whole row of 56 footers. These were installed in the mid 60's.
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