Tower of aluminum cans

Date: Aug. 15 1975 | Identifier: 741.45.f
For fun some children in Greenville got together and constructed a tower of discarded aluminum soft drink cans. Mary Joanne (Cox)(top) with the help of her brothers and sisters, and some neighbors, in about a half-hour stacked 164 cans to a height of 36 cans tall. Ilana Mellenbaum (bottom), a neighbor helper looks on. The children are saving the cans to sell for scrap aluminum. more...

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