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In Herald, Calif., a decommissioned nuclear power plant

Reader photo of the day: Nuclear plant cooling towers

Alvin Tenpo had seen photos of the Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station in Herald, Calif. Its cooling towers looked surreal, so he decided to visit the decommissioned nuclear power facility about 25 miles southeast of Sacramento.

The towers, captured with a long exposure, have a "dystopian feel," he said.  

Tenpo took this photo on April 4 with a Nikon D800.

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