EBR-1, the world’s first nuclear power plant in southeast Idaho, is now a museum. This is the control panel for the reactor, which in the early 1950s powered up the nearby town of Arco.
EBR-1, the world’s first nuclear power plant in southeast Idaho, is now a museum. This is the control panel for the reactor, which in the early 1950s powered up the nearby town of Arco. Maggie McManis
EBR-1, the world’s first nuclear power plant in southeast Idaho, is now a museum. This is the control panel for the reactor, which in the early 1950s powered up the nearby town of Arco. Maggie McManis
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December 28, 2014 04:00 AM

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