Largest Firework

The world’s largest firework was detonated over Steamboat Springs Colorado during the celebration of their annual winter carnival. The shell weighed about 2,800 pounds and was 62 inches in diameter. It was launched from a 26 foot steel tube and reached a speed of 300 mph, it rose a mile into the air before exploding. It was wrapped in 60 miles of tape as a precaution.