An Air Of Accomplishment

Planning Pays Off As Turbine Installed At Thomas Harrison Middle School

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Posted: November 24, 2012

Workers with Baker Renewable Energy attach a strap to the 55-foot wind turbine being installed with a crane from Cave Hill at Thomas Harrison Middle School on Tuesday. (Photos by Nikki Fox)
THMS Principal Don Vale (right) stands with students as they applaud the installation of the school’s new wind turbine on Tuesday afternoon.
Workers with Baker Renewable Energy secure the 55-foot wind turbine to its concrete base at THMS Tuesday. The turbine was installed at the Harrisonburg school through the Wind for Schools program run through the U.S. Department of Energy.
A crane from Cave Hill lifts a 55-foot wind turbine into the air for installation at Thomas Harrison Middle School ON Tuesday.
HARRISONBURG — Those who had a hand in bringing a wind turbine to Thomas Harrison Middle School say the project has required a lot of patience.
 
About 2½ years have passed since the THMS...


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