Eatonville Hospital – 1921
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Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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The Nitrogen Plant May be in Your Backyard

Submitted by on February 4, 2013 – 4:06 am11 Comments
Piece of Nitrogen Plant from McKay farm

Piece of Nitrogen Plant from McKay farm

This piece of the Nitrogen Plant came from Sally (Asplund) McKay’s farm. It turns out that when the Nitrogen Plant was torn down at least some of the farmers. For the Asplund farm it was used in the cement to help fortify it like rebar or at keep the cements cost down.

Sally says now that the cement is starting to erode, these pieces are starting to show themselves. Inside are spiral rings, but it’s hard to tell since they were filled with cement decades ago.

Who knows, maybe you’ve got a piece of the Nitrogen Plant in your backyard.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler and Sally McKay.

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