After 70 years of service the original motor here at the wind tunnel finally gave up. Last week we pulled the old motor out and spent the week cleaning out 70 year old grease and slime and dust and other stuff that I am evidently allergic to as I and a couple other folks had skin reactions from it.
Well, today we finally reached a point where we could install the new motor. Problem was a line of storms rolled through last night and they were predicting more for today. We managed to get the new motor dropped into place before the heavy weather got here and the lid on top of the tunnel is back in place at least temporarily so we can continue to work inside.Here's to 70 more years of service form this new motor.
Memorial Day on the Battleship Iowa
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