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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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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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Turbine Blades

This shows how the size of the blades increases to handle the larger volume of steam as it expands while traveling thru the turbine
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Hydrogen Panel Display

The cabinet was used to control the cooling medium (hydrogen) within the Generator Consisted of 4 Gauges for: Hydrogen Temperature Seal oil pressure Hydrogen Pressure Carbon Dioxide Pressure Alarm panel Hydrogen Purity Meter Flow Meter AC and DC seal ...
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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

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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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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Generator

We are starting to build a mock-up display of a Parsons Generator. It will be setup outside when finished.
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Babcock Boiler Nameplate

This Cast Aluminum nameplate was taken from the No. 8 Babcock and Wilcox Boiler at the Rossdale Power Plant. Ten Babcock and Wilcox Sterling type boilers were installed at Rossdale Power Plant between 1932 and 1966 These boilers supplied the steam required ...
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