The General Electric plant in Schenectady is a local landmark. Once, and perhaps even still, GE was the largest single employer in the city. Today, many of the buildings at the plant have been razed for tax reasons, and much of the work is now done elsewhere.
This building is the Large Steam Turbine & Gas building. It's located right alongside Interstate 890. Or should I say that I-890 was located alongside the plant? Inside this building, Schenectady workers build steam turbines that are used in power plants all over the world. If you drive by at night in the summer, when the big door are open, often you can see some of the behemoths being built inside.
View Larger Map The General Electric plant in Schenectady. The largest building is LST&G.
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