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Motel linked to McVeigh, Nichols is razed

Kansas motel where McVeigh is being demolished

BY The Associated Press Published: May 3, 2011
GRANDVIEW PLAZA, Kan. — A small-town Kansas motel with an unlikely place in U.S. history is now becoming history itself.

Sixteen years to the day a rental truck laden with explosives blew up outside Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, crews began demolishing the Dreamland Motel, where Timothy McVeigh stayed in April 1995 while planning the bombing that left 168 people dead and injured 800 others.

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