Change is in the wind

Pictures of the Rail Splitter Wind Farm, soon to include Logan County

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Construction of Rail Splitter Wind Farm in Logan County is just beginning.

Pictures by Jan Youngquist

One of the wind survey test towers used to collect data for two years

Logan County roadways strengthen to support the transport of heavy construction equipment and turbines.


An orchestrated performance of numerous pieces of construction equipment interactively prepare the land for clay tiles that are laid deep underground. These tiles will protect copper wires that conduct electricity produced by the turbines to a power grid.

Deep-set concrete bases will be poured with gigantic bolts that will anchor the turbines.


These last two pictures are towers in Tazewell County.



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