What would you do with 20,000 pounds of sodium metal? [Video]

17 February 2012 Back in 1947, before pesky environmental regulations, the U.S. War Assets Administration rolled barrel after barrel of the stuff into alkaline Lake Lenore in eastern Washington state. Check out the pyrotechnics in this newsreel:

17 February 2012

Back in 1947, before pesky environmental regulations, the U.S. War Assets Administration rolled barrel after barrel of the stuff into alkaline Lake Lenore in eastern Washington state. Check out the pyrotechnics in this newsreel: