Another view of K-25’s conclusion

Department of Energy photographer Lynn Freeny captured this overview of the scene on Dec. 19 as the last of K-25’s skeletal remains were about to come tumbling down. The iconic uranium-enrichment facility was once the world’s largest building under one roof, stretching a mile-long in a “U” shape.


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