Whirlpool: Don't Drill Near Our Abandoned Plant in Fort Smith by Lance Turner Posted 1/15/2013 08:53 am Updated 5 years ago Whirlpool might be gone from Fort Smith, but it's left more than memories and an empty manufacturing plant behind. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.