Kevin Simpson’s hands jumped from one control to the next as the final scraps of coal burned at the Board of Light & Power’s J.B. Sims Generating Station on Thursday afternoon.

Simpson and Brad Bakale were on duty in the control room Thursday, joined by a crowd of people gathered to witness the final moments of power generation in the 37-year-old plant.

(3) comments

rory

tnx guys and girls for lighting up my life!

rory

what do our president and oj simpson have in common

Mommers79

You will be missed by many!!

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.