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Impedance Bridge

Impedance bridge theory developed in 1830’s and in the 1840’s, C. Wheatstone improved it for accurate resistive/impedance testing. Note “magic eye” tube lower center.
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Categories: Instruments Museum

Edmonton Power Sign

This was the EDMONTON POWER Sign on the west side of the Rossdale Power Plant The Sign was removed in 1997 when the name was changed to Epcor It is now attached to the Edomonton Power Historical Foundation building
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Categories: Power Plants Museum

Slate Electrical Panel

The panel pictured on the left is from one of the Direct Current (DC) motor generators installed at Rossdale Power Plant before 1915. In the 1960s it was used to control DC power from a motor generator set, which was a back up for the generator exciters ...
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Categories: Rectifiers Museum

Foundation Spring Support

Clover Bar Generating Station 1969 was the first Power Plant in North America to install a spring supported concrete "Table" foundation The pedestal constructed of concrete posts and beams supported this table. Between the pedesal and table were 126 specially ...
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City of Edmonton Crest

This crest was installed on the west wall of the Rossdale Generating Station in 1966. Upon completion of the last unit, # 10 the station was rated at 405MW. It remained there until 1997 when the name was changed from Edmonton Power to EPCOR.  
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Boiler Pressure Gauge

The Boiler Pressure Gauge indicated the steam pressure within the boiler drum. The gauge was located 15 feet above the operating floor and clearly visible from the firing aisle. Manufacturer: The JAS Morgan Brass Manufacturing Company Ltd. Type: Bourden ...
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Tags: Gauges

Kenotometer

  Manufactured by Brady & Martin Ltd Newcastle on Tyne This instrument is used in steam turbine condensers which     are operated at pressures below atmospheric pressure.           (In ...
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Rossdale Engines

Rossdale Power Plant had several steam engine-driven generators over the years. At least five of them were made by Belliss and Morcom. The triple expansion 750 kW Direct Current (DC) was installed to power the street railway and used until 1951.
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Parsons Turbine

In Sept of 2010 with EPCOR’s help we saved some of #10 Turbine Thanks to Hazco, the demolition team  We saved: The Turbine Bearing Block, HP Casing & Rotor and the LP Rotor     Dec -   Items were moved to the   ...
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Clover Bar Generating Station Model

This is a model of the first 165 MW turbine-generator at the Clover Bar Generating Station. The model was supplied by Escher Wyss and built to a scale of 1/4" = 1 foot. The Clover Bar Generating Station was built between 1967 and 1969. Manufacturer: Albert ...
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Categories: Power Plants Museum
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Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

Hours of operation

The museum is open May 20, July 22 & 23, 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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