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Take a seat: Fans load up Metrodome memorabilia

Johnny Torbrt from Minneapolis unbolts seats at a fast pace. The Metrodome continued to be gutted on Tuesday morning January 7, 2014 as workers labored on removing all the seat--and waves of fans drove their vehicles into the dome and picked up their pre paid souvenir seats. ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS/John Doman1 / 2
Fifteen seats heading to a brand new fastpitch softball stadium in Hankinson, North Dakota--in the back of Dave Mauch's GMC pickup truck. The Metrodome continued to be gutted on Tuesday morning January 7, 2014, as workers labored on removing all the seat--and waves of fans drove their vehicles into the dome and picked up their pre paid souvenir seats. ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS/John Doman2 / 2

Fans of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome are loading up some 20,000 of the building’s 60,000 blue seats this week to take home as souvenirs of the Dome, which will be deflated Jan. 18. The Albrecht Sign Co. of Fridley is removing the seats and selling them at $60 each.

Among the seats loaded up Tuesday were 15 seats heading to a brand new fastpitch softball stadium in Hankinson, N.D.

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