Whizzing through flickr (I have got my camera back, after all), I spotted this and loved it:


It’s the inside of a cooling tower at Satsop nuclear power plant in Washington state and it’s even more striking bigger and on black.

And yes, that tiny black rectangle at the end of the walkway is a door. So yes, the scale and size are incredible.

Photo credit: Rustyjaw on flickr

  • r

    That is a lot of wasted heat; could’ve been used to provide heat to residential properties, if people were not so paranoid (and the state not so secretive about nuclear weapons) about nuclear power…

  • r > Agreed on the wasted energy, but no more than from the cooling towers of a coal-fired station, I’d wager.