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  • Collection: Duane Thomas Collection

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This Regular 8mm reel of footage was shot by George Thomas (1927-2009) following one of the snowfalls of the 1960 Blizzard, which was actually a series of snow events in February and March of 1960 that buried Boone for weeks. The reel begins with…

Dua-Tho-01115.pdf
This document contains information about the Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Created by the United States Department of Energy and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research center and printed in Cleveland, Ohio, this booklet…

Dua-Tho-01114.pdf
This document contains information regarding the Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Titled "2000 KW Wind Turbine Generator," the cover photo is of the turbine after its completion. The information found in the pamphlet regards the creation of the turbine,…

Dua-Tho-01113.pdf
This document contains information regarding the Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Titled "2000 kW Wind Turbine Generator." The cover shows an artist rendering of the turbine, the interior contains information about the U.S. Department of Energy, the…

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This image shows the completed Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Mountains can be seen in the distance. The Department of Energy and NASA decals can be seen. Development can be seen to the left of the image. Cars, trucks, and an RV can be seen at the base…

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This image shows the completed Howard's Knob Wind Turbine from an aerial view. The campus of Appalachian State can be seen in the distance below the turbine. A few construction work spaces can be seen at the base of the turbine. The Department of…

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This image shows the silhouette of the completed Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Two cranes can be seen on either side of the turbine. This image has "All Rights Reserved Copyright 1988/89" stamped on the slide mount. This image has a processing date of…

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This image shows the office space for Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Curtains can be seen to the right of the image. A cork board with papers can be seen to the left of the image. Wires can be seen plugged into the machinery to the left of the image.…

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This image shows a man in the far corner of the space photographed working on machines associated with Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Locks can be seen on metallic drawers to the left of the image. Levers can be seen on the machinery to the right of the…

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This image shows machinery for Howard's Knob Wind Turbine. Wires can be seen plugged into and hanging from these large metal machines. The large off-white machine to the left of the space has "General Electric" indicated on the top of the face.…
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