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Following salvage crews during the demolition and recycling of large buildings and objects, from sports stadiums to nuclear submarines.
June 2, 2011
An old bridge near Piacenza, Italy, is demolished after it collapsed on April 30, 2009, taking four cars down with it.
May 26, 2011
A 50-year-old locomotive is torn apart and rebuilt from the frame up, using the latest energy-efficient technology.
May 19, 2011
Riverfront State Prison in Camden, N.J., is torn down so its prime location can be redeveloped as a tourist destination.
May 12, 2011
A Porsche dismantler in Los Angeles salvages the parts of a Boxster, a 911 and a 997 Carrera.
May 5, 2011
A 40-acre recycling facility on Long Island is visited for a look at how scrap metal is transformed into usable steel.
April 28, 2011
The old Yankee Stadium comes down after salvage crews save thousands of pieces of memorabilia, from the seats to the sod.
July 22, 2010
An F-4 Phantom fighter jet is broken down by salvage experts.
July 15, 2010
Salvage experts in Sweden dismantle an old Volvo cargo truck, hoping to reuse or recycle 90 percent of the materials.
July 8, 2010
The USS Savannah is dismantled at a scrap yard after more than 20 years of carrying fuel for the Navy's fleet.
March 5, 2009
In northern Russia, engineers dismantle one of the largest nuclear submarines ever built.
February 26, 2009
Salvage experts break down two worn-out locomotives, featuring 110 tons of steel, 16-ton engines and six sets of wheels.
February 5, 2009
The demolition of the massive Marmot Dam near Portland, Ore., and efforts to protect the area's endangered wild salmon, are examined.
January 3, 2009
Chronicling the demolition of Miami's Orange Bowl stadium, and how approximately 90 percent of its materials were salvaged or recycled.
May 1, 2008
Chronicling the deconstruction and recycling of a 747 "Jumbo Jet."
November 1, 2007
A look at how 24,000 tons of concrete and steel from San Francisco's Carquinez Bridge were dismantled and recycled for use in other structures. Included: procedural risks.
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