Taking Tilt-Up A Bit Too Far

When my friend Scott Dawes, construction manager for the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas saw this cartoon, he immediately emailed me to say I should have thought of this earlier...
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...and to inform me that the crane's couterweight was much too small.
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This one accompanied an article in the May 2000 Wright Stuff that listed several tilt-up rules of thumb useful for architects, developers, and contractors.