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Blade being guided into place

As the crane operator lifts a blade into position, a worker inside the rotor assembly helps guide the blade in. Once in place, 270 bolts attach the blade to the assembly. Smoky Hills Wind Farm near Lincoln in central Kansas. Thad Allton, Topeka Capital-Journal.

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