Chemical Valley

Day 269 : September 25

Scavenge Challenge #14 : Chaotic, Jumbled, or Disordered


Sarnia, Ontario is known as "Chemical Valley" to the locals. This is just a tiny section of the sprawling chemical industry that extends across the southern part of the city.

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  • Crow 3y

    That's a lot of smokestacks. Looks pretty bleak.
  • Sharon Drummond 3y

    I think I need to do a series. It really is quite amazing. And horrifying.
  • Crow 3y

    "Horrifying." I'm glad you used that word. I dextrously avoided it, but that was exactly the reaction I had.
  • Rob wants the old Flicker back 3y

    ...but on the plus side only one has a plume coming out of it
    (yeah ok, I've looked again and there are a few)
    Hmm; I wonder where the 'town planning' people were these were being built ??
  • Cathy 3y

    Ugly monstrosities! One of those necessary evils I suppose! Glad I don't have one near me!!
  • Bill Selak 3y

    Love the framing on this. Wow.
  • Nick Weilbacher 3y

    Used on Scientific American - 10/25/12

    Thank you!
  • I'm also outta here too. 3y

    Cathy And there it is: we're all glad if one is not near us. That's the NIMBY aspect of our society regarding all of these "necessary evils."
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Taken on September 25, 2012
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