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Friday, August 21, 2020

Coming soon: Video documentary about the heart of the Electric City

These engines can push a ship across the ocean or pull thousands of tons of cargo by rail. They also serve nicely to generate electrical power that we depend on every day.

Butler, dubbed the 'Electric City' was one of the first west of the Mississippi to generate electricity on a city wide basis and these monsters were at the heart of it all.

Coming this Fall, Mid America Live will release our video documentary that not only will show you startup and actual power generation with these engines, but will also take you through the history of how Butler got 'wired' as well. Stay tuned!