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    The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Forgive me if this has been posted before...but I had never seen this picture until today:



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    That picture says "propsed." It wasn't ever like that, was it? I was negative 13 years old at the time.


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Blows my mind they didn't just build it like that initially.



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Yes, I know it was a concept...just playing a bit on the title.

    Most concept pictures are different from what really gets built. If you want proof of that, go look at the concept for Kinnick or Oklahomas stadium.


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    -39 at the time



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    Yes, I know it was a concept...just playing a bit on the title.

    Most concept pictures are different from what really gets built. If you want proof of that, go look at the concept for Kinnick or Oklahomas stadium.
    I wish they would have gone with that concept.


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    I'm glad it didn't end up like that. Each section in the upper deck was an independent structure. If you think noise escapes easy now, that would of been worse. Plus cross winds would be terrible in there too.



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    I'm glad it didn't end up like that. Each section in the upper deck was an independent structure. If you think noise escapes easy now, that would of been worse. Plus cross winds would be terrible in there too.
    Yeah, that would be the only negative thing. Other than that, I like that design much better.


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    Yes, I know it was a concept...just playing a bit on the title.

    Most concept pictures are different from what really gets built. If you want proof of that, go look at the concept for Kinnick or Oklahomas stadium.
    Where can you find pics of those.. Did a google search of Concept for kinnick stadium and didnt' get much. It would be interesting to see.



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Holy concessions and restrooms, Batman!



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorm View Post
    Forgive me if this has been posted before...but I had never seen this picture until today
    Where did you find that?



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    I will never understand why that wasn't done, or even just half of it.


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    Where can you find pics of those.. Did a google search of Concept for kinnick stadium and didnt' get much. It would be interesting to see.
    I did a google search of Clyde williams field and found this:

    Flickr: cyclonechip's Photostream

    I'm sure this guy is a member here.

    EDIT:

    It now appears that all the photos in that stream are gone...guess I ruffled a few feathers by posting this...


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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    IMO that looks absolutely goofy. The upper deck is all separate sections, the lower bowl looks like some makeshift high school stadium dug into a hill, there is a single story pressbox by the looks of it. It looks straight up corny.



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    Re: The South End Zone was Bowled in...in 1972

    A question though for you old timers...Clyde Williams Field...did they move the stands for track meets or would the runners just run under them?



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