A Word A Week Challenge – Industrial

Energy Industry

Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station, Monroe, MI – Nuclear


Detroit Edison Co Monroe Power Plant Monroe, MI – coal & nuclear


Both of the above power plants are visible across Lake Erie from Sterling State Park, what a view

Gas Works Park in Seattle WA, former Seattle Gas Light Company – coal


Hoover Dam – under construction, near Las Vegas NV – Hydroelectric


Solar Panels, Death Valley CA – Solar Energy


Wind Turbine, outside of San Francisco CA – Wind Energy


Coal Strip mine – Wyoming strip-mine1_wy

Auto Industry

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Auburn IN auburn cord Duesenberg museum

Tourist Industry

Universal Studios, Orlando FL



Agricultural industry

Cranberry Bog, West Yarmouth MA


Living History Farm, Prophetstown State Park, West Lafayette IN P1050903

Prehistoric industry

The Great Mound, Mound Building, Mounds State Park, IN



Entertainment Industry

Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas NV LV_inside-paris

Transportation Industry

Tennessee River Bridge by Colbert Ferry Park, Natchez Trace Parkway AL


San Francisco’s Bay Bridge SF_bay-bridge1

Shipping Industry

Whitefish Point Light, Paradise MI. Lighthouses are very important for the shipping industry as they mark rocky or shallow shorelines and direct ships during storms. Unfortunately for the Edmund Fitzgerald the Whitefish Point Light was not working the night the ship sunk only a few miles from recommended sailing routes.


Barge and Tugboat, inland water shipping – Kentucky Lake, KY


Iron Industry

Great Western Iron Furnace – 19th century iron furnace – Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, KY



Urbanization – cities that center on industry

Seattle Skyline – a modern city


SunWatch Village – a prehistoric city, Dayton OH sunwatch-village

Food Industry

Dexter’s Grist Mill, Sandwich MA


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