Business & Finance: Giant in the Hills

Somewhere in the vast wilderness beyond the rocky Laurentian hills a giant of World War II is rising to harness the power of Canada's white waters for the production of aluminum. Men have been toiling in these wooded hills, in rain and snow and ice, to build a dam which will rank among the world's greatest power developments.

The turbines at the Canadian dam will generate 1,020,000 horsepower, about 25% more than the output of Russia's huge Dnieprostroy dam, which was destroyed before the Germans came. In the U.S., Grand Coulee and Boulder will each ultimately generate around twice as much power,...

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