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See the San Diego Record Store That Collapsed From Too Much Vinyl

Thrift Trader’s second floor gave way from being overstuffed with boxes of LPs

Thrift Trader

Thrift Trader in San Diego, California

Derrick Tuskan

Here's proof that too many records may not always be a good thing. On Monday morning, the second floor of Thrift Trader, a shop in the Hillcrest suburb of San Diego collapsed under the weight of vinyl records, reported NBC.  No one was injured and the fire department promptly cordoned off the area. Here's photos of the aftermath.

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Vinyl Sliding

Records spilling over from the collapse.

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Repairs Begin

The start of reconstruction.

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Surveying the Wreckage

John Gagnon who handles maintenance sits just outside where the collapse occurred.

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Unboxed

Records spilling out from the collapse.

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Crash

Repairs are being made where the records broke through a window. 

Thrift Trader

22 June 2015: Thrift trader on the University Ave in Hillcrest a suburb of San Diego, had it's second floor collapse onto the first under pressure of old vinyl records being stored in boxes on that level. Derrick Tuskan/RollingStone.com

Derrick Tuskan

Thrift Trader

Outside view of the store.

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