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Thomson Houston 1880’s Dynamo Generator

  View the Video on you Tube The Edmonton Power Historical Foundation is excited to have this Thomson Houston dynamo running again in time to commemorate the 125th anniversary of electric lights in Edmonton. The first generator to provide electric ...
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Generator Synchronization Interactive Display

A Generator Synchronizing procedure is used to safely connect an A.C. generator to another running generator or to the grid.  Before closing the breaker several conditions have to be met on the incoming machine: The frequency must match the running ...
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Boiler Control Panel

This Boiler Control Panel was used on the No. 2 Boiler at the Rossdale Power Plant. The panel controlled the amount of fuel and air entering the boiler furnace, which was determined by the amount of steam required at a given time. The control panel operated ...
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Boiler Control Console 1965

This Console was used to control the boiler functions; such as Combustion control (Air and Fuel amounts) feedwater flow, steam pressure and the amount of steam production Manufacturer:                            ...
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Water Level Gauge

The Water Level Gauge displays the level of water within a boiler.  The level can be seen in the centre glass on the gauge, which is also known as the gauge glass. The gauge is made from a thin strip of mica, which is less than 1/32 of an inch thick. ...
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Thomson Direct Current Watthour Meter

This Watthour Meter was originally used to measure direct current energy at the Canmore Coal Mine, prior to shutting down in 1979.  It was added to the EPHF Museum collection in October 2014.    Thompson Watthour Meter General Electric ...
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Westinghouse Phase Meter

Westinghouse Phase Meter, circa 1930, displays degree displacement between AC current & voltage inputs.
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Master Clock

Thirty to forty years ago, Edmonton Power used this device to monitor the systemfrequency and time. The power station’s goal was to maintain the average frequency at60 Hz (cycles per second) to ensure that all electrical clock time was accurate.Since ...
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General Electric Alternating Current Ammeter

General Electric Alternating current ammeter circa 1914, with a mirrored scale for reading accuracy, manufactured after 1914. Prior to 1914 the Thomson name was on most GE measuring equipment nameplates. 
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Frequency Chart Recorder

Electrical power in North America is generated at 60 cycles per per second A Micromax recorder similar to this one built by Leads & Northrup was used in both Rossdale and Clover Bar generating Stations this particular instrument is from the old Celanese ...
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