What is a Spoolbase?

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A phenomenon adjacent to the Wikipedia rabbit hole may be Google Maps tourism.  While reading the Wired article “The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist” by the excellent Brendan Koerner I was curious to look at the Mitsubishi polysilicon facility described in the article on Alabama’s Theodore Industrial Canal.  While the facility wasn’t much to look at I did notice an interesting neighbor on the canal. A perfectly straight, mile-long piece of construction that butted up against […]