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Thursday, March 19, 2009
Mystery History -- Solved
Margaret wins! I have emailed her about her fabulous prize.
The photo was taken inside Pasadena's steam plant many decades ago when everything was mechanical. This worker is cranking a wheel to turn up the heat to boil the water to create the steam to rush through the pipes to spin the turbines to generate the electricity.