KOBR-TV Tower

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KOBR-TV Tower (also called KSWS-TV Tower) is a 490.7 meter (1,610 ft) high guy-wired aerial mast supporting the transmission antenna of television station KOBR in Caprock, New Mexico, USA. KOBR-TV Tower was built in 1960. The original KSWS-TV Tower was built in December 1956 and was the same height at 1610 ft. It was the world's tallest structure until the completion of WGME-TV Tower in Maine in September 1959. In 1960, the original tower fell in a gale or ice storm[citation needed].

Coordinates: 33°22′31.3″N 103°46′14.3″W / 33.375361°N 103.770639°W / 33.375361; -103.770639

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Preceded by
KWTV Mast
World's tallest structure
1610 ft (490.7 m)

1956-1959
Succeeded by
WGME TV Tower