WEMU Local
12:05 am
Tue January 10, 2006

Final Monster Jam at Silverdome

Pontiac, MI – This past weekend, the Pontiac Silverdome hosted its last scheduled public event. The dome's famous roof is to be deflated next month in preparation for future redevelopment.
While the Silverdome was originally built to be the home of the Detroit Lions, a wide variety of other events have been staged there over the years. In fact, the Silverdome is the birthplace of the "Monster Jam", which also served as its final public event. Click on the audio icon for Andrew Cluley's report on the history of monster trucks at the Silverdome, and the sport that has brought over one-point-five million fans of all ages to Pontiac over the last quarter century.