Still on the artist Cliff Satterthwaite beat. He keeps sending in these interesting scenes documenting York County, Pa., in the 1960s and 1970s. This one shows a large piece of equipment passing through York County on its way to Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in the county’s southeastern corner. The artist noticed that utility poles had to be moved to accommodate this slow-moving monster, circa 1965. Also of interest: Check out these other Cliff Satterthwaite drawings.
I’ve written before about how York County has long made big heavy things. Like a York Safe & Lock vault. And to be fair, little precise things, too, like the locking mechanism in a York Safe & Lock Safe vault. And even if we didn’t make them, we have used big heavy things to make big heavy things. Those must be transported and then deployed here.
Anyway, Cliff Satterthwaite brings home the point of the point about the heft and girth of stuff in York County in capturing the movement of a piece of Peach Bottom nuclear plant above. Continue reading “Utility poles moved for this slow-moving York, Pa., monster” »