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American Electric Power POWER Engineers Inc goalpost structures

AEP’s 80-ft-tall goalpost transmission structures are located just south of the NFL Hall of Fame, in Canton, Ohio.

Memorable Transmission Structures

American Electric Power goalpost structures salute the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of a grid upgrade.

The bright yellow goalposts flanking an interstate highway are not just there to remind visitors that Canton, Ohio, U.S., is home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. They also are transmission structures, streaming power into the city that birthed America’s professional football league.

The already iconic 80-ft (24-m)-tall goalposts arose during the summer of 2016 in response to a challenge by Hall of Fame planners who wondered if Ameri

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