Indiana

A partially constructed pyramid, which has now been long abandoned. Bedford, the "Limestone Capital of the World," received over $700,000 in government grants to build an eight-story replica of the Great Pyramid out of native limestone. Work proceeded until...

The town of Wakarusa, as it appeared in 1965, is reproduced in miniature in this museum. The model town, which presently consists of over 165 buidings, is made to scale (1 inch to 5 foot), and was constructed by DeVon Rose over a period of 35 years. The...

One of the largest steel plants in the nation. Originally built in 1962, by Bethlehem Steel, which went bankrupt in 2000 and is now owned by ArcelorMittal, the largest steel company in the World, based in Luxembourg. Has two blast furnaces and three basic...

A chemical waste site with a capacity of 2,800,000 cubic yards, operated by Chemical Waste Management, a subsidiary of waste giant WMX Technologies. One of less than 30 commercial chemical waste sites in the country.

The Air Reserve Base is home to an Air Force refueling wing, located on the former grounds of Grissom Air Force Base, a former bomber base which closed October 1994. Sharing the former Air Force Base facilities is the civilian Grissom Aeroplex airport.

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The largest steel plant in the nation, producing around 10,000,000 tons of steel a year. One of several major steel plants in this 20-mile strip of Indiana, along the Lake Michigan shore, which is the biggest concentration of steel plants in the country. The...

One of the larger "waste-to-energy" plants in the country, this one handles over 2,000 tons per day at a 23.5 acre site. Operated by the Covanta Corporation.

A former major firing range and weapons test site in southern Indiana. Since 1941, 23 million test rounds have been fired here, with an estimated 1.4 million unexploded devices, including armor-piercing uranium-tipped rounds, left strewn about the site. Some...

A munitions plant and chemical weapons stockpile site, Newport was the location of the production of TNT, Heavy Water, and, ending in 1968, VX nerve agent. Contamination at the 7,104 acre site is being addressed, and the VX agent stockpile is being...

This is one of the largest steel plants in the country and it is owned by USX, the largest American steel company. One of several major steel plants in this 20-mile strip of Indiana, along the Lake Michigan shore, which is the biggest concentration of steel...