"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. Stumpy, 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!. Salda007, Feb 14, 2012
      1. pretty sure.... sniper1rfa, Feb 14, 2012
        1. Article says. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 14, 2012
          1. You do need to heat it up. Bruce Bergman, Feb 14, 2012
  4. Is that the same press.... Doc Nickel, 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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