USS Lexington


The USS Lexington providing electricity to the city of Tacoma, which was left without power during the winter of 1929-30 due to a severe drought. (1929)

And now for something completely different.

Fun fact: it’s incredibly unlikely this will ever need to happen again in this region with all of the hydroelectric available here.

However, for certain other regions of the world, this could be a temporary solution in some scenarios.