Tag Archives: Baughman’s Salvage Yard

York countians will look up some day and TMI’s cooling towers will be down

Steam from TMI Unit 1’s cooling tower is seen in this York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News file photo. That scene has remained unchanged since the partial meltdown of Unit 2’s reactor in 1979. In 40 years, those cooling towers, worldwide symbols of nuclear energy and its downside will be no more. TMI Unit 2 is slated to be dismantled and demolished alongside TMI Unit 1 starting in 2044, according to a YDR story. TMI Unit 1’s operating license extends to 2034. So what are now internationally known symbols will pass into history within the lifetimes of many York countians.

Posted in Archives, all posts, Events, For photo fans, God & York County, History video channel, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Mail bag, Underground Railroad, York County aerial photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on York countians will look up some day and TMI’s cooling towers will be down