The office building of the hotel goes down under the machines destructive power.
After removing debris from the Jolly Swagman site, the remaining foundation was filled with dirt brought in by truck.
Because of the danger posed from asbestos, it takes a special kind of company to dispose of the ruins. Tribal Office of Environmental Protection’s Willfred Lambert said a special company is called in from Missoula to safely dispose of the ruins.
Torn down building remains are loaded into special covered dumpsters and taken out of town.
The motel torn down went by the former name of Lee Anns Motel, and it was several buildings joined together at a small gated area with a tree and garden type yard.