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Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, 1980

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

A photographer captured Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset on September 22, 1980, the day before a referendum vote to halt nuclear power production in the state. The Sheepscot River is in the foreground. The referendum was defeated.

Gene Willman, the photographer, worked for the Kennebec Journal. The cut line reads: "esw/Gene Willman.

Other Information


  • Title: Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, 1980
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1980-09-22
  • Subject Date: 1980-09-22
  • Town: Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 3/3
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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