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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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Categories: Instruments Museum

Mercury Arc Rectifier

View a Video of an Operating Rectifier Mercury Arc Rectifiers were used to convert Alternating Current (AC) power to Direct Current (DC) power. They were used by Edmonton Power starting in the 1920s until they were phased out in the 1990s. Mercury ...
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Categories: Rectifiers Museum

Belliss and Morcom Steam Engine

The Belliss and Morcom Steam Engine represents several steam engines used in the 1903 generating station. A steam engine is an external combustion heat engine that makes use of the heat energy that exists in steam and converting it to mechanical energy. ...
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Video - Edison Bipolar Dynamo (Generator)

View the Video on you Tube An Edison Direct Current 6 kilowatt, 125-volt, bipolar dynamo/generator comes alive in the Edmonton Power Historical Foundation (ephf.ca) Museum. We restored a vintage 1890 Edison dynamo which now runs as a direct current electric ...
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Categories: Generators News Museum

Skinner Steam Engine

The Skinner Steam Engine drove the GE generator at the Alberta Legislative Assembly building beginning in 1951. It was a three-cylinder Unaflow Engine that allowed the admission of steam to the top and bottom of the steam cylinder. Exhaust was released ...
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General Electric Generator

This General Electric Generator provided emergency back up power to the Province of Alberta Legislative power plant. It was installed in 1951 and removed in 1996. Manufacturer: Canadian General Electric Alternating Current Generator NO            ...
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Categories: Generators Museum

Synchronous Converter

The Synchronous Converter was typically used to provide Direct Current (DC) for electrolysis in smelting, for traction motors in mine lifts and for street railway systems. The unit pictured had an Alternating Current (AC) input of 834 amps and a DC current ...
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Categories: Rectifiers Museum

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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Riveted Steam Drum Head

Pictured above is one head of a the steam drum from Boiler #2. Each end of the Steam Drum is closed with a dished head. This was the last boiler that was made using riveted construction. The next drums used welded seams. The man-way door provided access ...
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Categories: Boilers Museum

Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

Hours of operation

The museum is open May 20, July 23 & 24, and Sept 9, 2017.

We are also open to groups by appointment.

If you wish to arrange a tour please contact us via our contact form or at the postal mailing address.

We are located on the grounds of the Leduc West Antique Museum. Travel 5 miles west of Leduc on Highway 39. Go north on Range Road 260 (Cohne Dale Road) for about a mile and the museum will be on your right.

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