Jeff Patterson, left, an employee of a Knox County crane company, signaled to crane operator Jim Hall as they worked to place half of a modular house on its foundation in Whitley County last month. The house is a prototype of an energy-efficient modular home that can be built at houseboat factories.
Jeff Patterson, left, an employee of a Knox County crane company, signaled to crane operator Jim Hall as they worked to place half of a modular house on its foundation in Whitley County last month. The house is a prototype of an energy-efficient modular home that can be built at houseboat factories.
Jeff Patterson, left, an employee of a Knox County crane company, signaled to crane operator Jim Hall as they worked to place half of a modular house on its foundation in Whitley County last month. The house is a prototype of an energy-efficient modular home that can be built at houseboat factories.

Houseboat factory builds modular homes that could revive industry

January 02, 2012 12:00 AM

UPDATED January 02, 2012 06:00 AM

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