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1962 - Heat produced by the nuclear reactor, located in a 30-foot well converts water to steam.

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

E&MP 103.008

Radar

in operation 1962-1968*

Heat produced by the nuclear reactor, located in a 30-foot well (foreground), converts water to steam.

The well in the background contains the steam generator and the pipes which carry the steam to electrical generators.

Original Caption by Science Service
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United States Air Force

 

* Historic Sites - Wyoming Road Trip by the Mile Marker: Travel/Vacation Guide to Yellowstone by Brook Besser
ISBN-13: 9780984409303
ISBN-10: 0984409300
Publisher: Nightblaze Books
Publish Date: March 2010
Page Count: 264



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