What did Hanford workers do when they weren't on the job? They played baseball, danced, had potlucks, and even attended boat races at Sacajawea State Park in Pasco. Little did they know, that hydroplanes would continue to be a huge part of our way of life in the Tri-Cities.
Not many locals know the story of the USS Triton (SSRN 586) submarine sail and how its superstructure ended up in Richland or that you can schedule a guided tour inside the original conning (raised platform tower) and control room.
One of the most disturbing things buried on the site was over 800 dead Beagles. The dogs were part of a radiation experience during the Cold War in which they were fed plutonium-laced food for nearly 30-years.