Video – Running out of steam…

Demolition of Jefferies Steam Plant nears completion.

After towering over Lake Moultrie for more than 60 years, the landmark smokestacks and the Jefferies Generating Station are being torn down.

The coal-fired generating units at Jefferies shut down when 2012 came to a close, but the idled plant has remained as a reminder of coal’s waning use as a fuel source.