Local NewsPhoto & VideoPhotography When the King was doomed Originally published March 26, 2016 at 7:46 pmUpdated March 26, 2016 at 7:55 pm On March 26, 2000, the Kingdome was destroyed to make room for today’s CenturyLink Field. The stadium was home to the Seahawks from 1976-2000, and the Mariners from 1977-1999. Staff photographer Greg Gilbert photographed the implosion with Safeco Field positioned behind the Kingdome. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Share story By Greg GilbertSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Girl found dead after house fire in Eastern Washington state January 22, 2017 Some choice signs from the Womxn’s March on Seattle January 22, 2017 Pasco company pays $60,000 to settle EPA safety allegations January 22, 2017 Two teens suffer life-threatening injuries in Federal Way shooting January 22, 2017 More Photo Galleries Photos: Thousands protest Trump presidency in Seattle women’s march Ghostlight Project proclaims compassion for all Brides and grooms find some surprises at Seattle Wedding Show | Photo gallery Greg Gilbert View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.