May 12, 2014
Seattle Steam Co., old utility with new ideas
By Bill Lucia, Seattle Crosscut Some of the Seattle Steam Company’s equipment looks like scenery pulled from a factory-set in an old silent film. In the company’s two buildings on Western Avenue near Union Street, there are tangles of pipe, wall-clock-sized gauges, groaning boilers, foot-long wrenches and a fiery furnace incinerating wood pulp. Outside, a tall black smokestack […]

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