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 Man struck by car in Edmonds, taken to Harborview August 26, 2016 Spokane rallies to help town in crisis from reservation fire August 26, 2016 Judge nixes court oversight of Western State reforms August 26, 2016 Forecast: Heat is on its way out, chances of rain next week August 27, 2016 More Photo Galleries An aerial adventure, minus takeoff Pasado’s Safe Haven takes in 92 rescued chickens Early birds in West Seattle 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.