Mini: A 100ft Column of Sand and Whale
One chilly November in 1970, an 8-ton whale washed ashore near Florence, Oregon. While there were probably a couple of different ways this could have been dealt with, the powers that be decided half a ton of dynamite would be the solution to their problem.
Spoiler alert: It was not.
See the remastered news report here (courtesy of KATU)
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