"The Fifty is awake again..."

by MarkF

And by "Fifty" I mean "Fifty-thousand ton closed die forging press"

From TheAtlantic.com:
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1969/12/iron-giant/8886/

More info:
http://files.asme.org/asmeorg/communities/history/landmarks/5488.pdf

Posted on Feb 13, 2012, 6:21 AM

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  1. Giant Waffle Iron. , Feb 13, 2012
    1. As I type this. Stumpy, Feb 13, 2012
  2. *snrk!* "If the logistics could somehow be worked out.... tmk, Feb 13, 2012
  3. What I wouldn't give to give THAT puppy a whirl!. Webwolf, Feb 13, 2012
    1. Heeee! Me, too!. , Feb 14, 2012
      1. pretty sure.... , Feb 14, 2012
        1. Article says. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 14, 2012
          1. You do need to heat it up. , Feb 14, 2012
  4. Is that the same press.... , Feb 15, 2012
    1. Search for more big iron. M Squared, Feb 15, 2012
  5. Great read - thank you for posting! nt. Pneuman, Feb 15, 2012

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