WOR TV Tower

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WOR TV Tower was a 760 foot (231.65 metre) tall lattice tower used for FM- and TV-broadcasting at North Bergen, New Jersey, USA. The 420 ton tower was built in 1949. At the time of its construction, it was the tenth tallest man-made structure in the world.[1] At the beginning of 1953, the TV transmissions were moved to Empire State Building, but the tower remained. On November 8, 1956, the top of the tower was hit by a small aircraft, which knocked off the top and killed six people. Afterwards the tower was dismantled.


  1. ^ WOR-TV and FM Transmitter in North Bergen, NJ, accessed November 20, 2006

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Coordinates: 40°47′52″N 74°00′34″W / 40.797859°N 74.009528°W / 40.797859; -74.009528