A Keokuk landmark opened its doors to the public over the weekend after being off-limits for more than a decade.
Plant Superintendent Larry Weiman says daily tours of Ameren Missouri’s power plant on the Mississippi River were provided for years.
That is until the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011, when public access was denied.
That restriction was lifted for Saturday and Sunday.
The idea was to increase interest in the facility in anticipation of next summer’s 100th anniversary of the completion of the power plant and the Keokuk dam.