Nuclear Power Means Peace of Mind

February 7, 2014 · Exhibits ·

CHS Nuclear PowerLast week I was working on a short article for the CHS’s weekly history series on WNPR.org. Check out the article, “Connecticut Yankee and Millstone: 46 Years of Nuclear Power,” for a fact-based, measured, and brief history of Connecticut’s four nuclear reactors, two of which are still operating and generating nearly 50% of our state’s electrical power. It includes some great images from our collection, including photographs donated by the Hartford Electric Light Company. Continue reading here for a fear-based, hysterical, and unabridged look inside my head as I was researching the topic. It includes images that didn’t make it into the article, starting with this one:

Ben Gammell is the Coordinator of Interpretive Projects at the Connecticut Historical Society

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