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Festival Sponsored by:
The Englewood Jaycees
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The Jaycees were taking donations all day
for the fireworks display planned for 9:00 pm
The beach at Blind Pass Park (Middle Beach)
filled up pretty fast
And everyone seemed to be having a good time
The music started around noon-time with the
Fat Cat Blues Band...
And then there was more singin...
And more music
and some dancin...
and some foolin around...
With lots of stuff to eat and drink...
And a whole lot of
Red, White & Blue
There were even photographers for the Tribune and the Sun
there to capture the action
There were the
These guys obviously did not read this sign !
Don Exnor representing Melrose fireworks
gave me an exclusive video interview of
his 18th year of setting up fireworks.
Turns out there's a whole lot more to it than the old
"Light fuse and get away"
directions that used to come with fireworks
These guys are serious !!!
Launchers are made of cardboard, steel and polypropylene
It takes 2 hours just to load these tubes once they're built
They set some of them off using a car flare and a regular
"These 120 three inch mortars (above left) are all fused together"
"This is a one light deal... light one end and Rock n Roll "
Fuses run 60' per second !
Much of the finale is set off electronically
using a new technology called e-match
Right hand - a six inch e-match mortar
Reft hand - Finale string is made of 10 three inch mortars all fused together
"Light and run !"
The results are.....
Absolutely wonderful !!!
An Mpeg Video of the fireworks display is available
on CD that will play on any computer
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I sincerely hope you enjoyed my photo tour
4th of July festivities
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