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Thieves Steal Scenic Viewers From Eastern Summit

An image of the viewers at the Eastern Summit, the empty decking and an image of a similar viewer provided by state police.

FLORIDA, Mass.  — State Police are investigating the theft of two scenic viewers that were stolen from the Eastern Summit on Route 2.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Talitha McCarthy-Johnson indicates that two commercial binocular units, which were located next to the Eastern Summit Gift Shop, were cut from their platform and taken sometime between Feb. 27 and March 7.
 
The two binoculars, manufactured by Tower Optical, are constructed of bronze and cast iron and weigh approximately 305 pounds each. These binoculars are considered collectibles, given the relatively low number manufactured.
 
If you have any information relative to the whereabouts of these items, contact the State Police Barracks in Cheshire at 413-743-4700.
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