Out in Oklahoma a while ago I was driving along a flat, two-lane road admiring the rows of gleaming windmills as far as the eye could see when I spotted one that just didn’t look as sparkling white as the others.
So I found some dirt road detours and got close enough to see that yes, something was amiss. The whole hub had been gutted and the blades charred by what must have been one spectacular fire. That hub is the size of a city bus.
This is what it is supposed to look like:
Those blades look small in the distance, but up close and personal they are massive: