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Photo by Rachelle Klemme A nacelle on its way from Duluth to a North Dakota wind farm takes up both lanes of Jefferson Street in downtown Wadena on Aug. 23, as onlookers watch outside Boondocks Café. A number of these heavy loads throughout the summer have piqued the curiosity of area residents. A nacelle is a piece at the top of a wind turbine tower that holds the electrical generating equipment to create renewable energy, said Minnesota Power spokesperson Steve Kinney.

An 88-ton load

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Gigantic, cylindrical oversized loads rolling through both lanes of Jefferson Street and turning onto Colfax Ave. have piqued the curiosity of Wadena residents sporadically throughout the summer.

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