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    HISTORY: Yellowknife’s Robertson Headframe comes down

    October 31, 2016 by Bill Braden

    Yellowknife: A landmark of Yellowknife’s 70 years of gold mining heritage disappeared at 5 PM Saturday afternoon, when the 25-storey high (76 meter) Robertson Headframe shuddered and toppled in a controlled explosive demolition. The steel tower (the tallest building in