Carletonian: Carleton set to turn off its towering smokestack — for good

2 November 2020

An article in The Carletonian written by Beck Woolen ’23 shares some exciting news about the future use of an iconic Carleton landmark.

1941 photo of the physical plant, showing the original and new stacks
The 1941 “new” stack marked the college’s transition from coal to natural gas.
2020 photo of the physical plant showing the current stack and the smaller one replacing it
The current smokestack next to the smaller one that will be in use moving forward.