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Category: Boilers
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Boiler Control Panel

1932



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

The control console was used for No. 10 Boiler in the Rossdale Central Control Room



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

1932



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 Collection

Water Level Gauge

1932



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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Boiler Interactive Display

Power Plant Operation



This is an Interactive Display to explain how the boiler in a power plant operates. Related interactive displays Turbine Flyball Governor

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Categories: Boilers Collection

Boiler Wall Tubes Circa 1970s

Section of boiler wall from Clover Bar



Section of furnace wall tubes this type is known as a  membrane wall as the furnace is pressurized   Manufacturer              Babcock and Wilcox Specifications:     ...

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Categories: Boilers Collection
Tags: Clover Bar

Boiler Pressure Gauge

1932



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

Steam Drum Suspension



The steam boilers used in power plants can weigh several hundred tonnes. When a flame is inserted into the boiler furnace, the temperature of the boiler increases by several hundred degrees, thereby increasing the size of the boiler by as much as 3 inches ...

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Tags: Clover Bar

Babcock-Wilcox & Goldie McCulloch Boiler Nameplate

Circa 1952 Cast Aluminum plate from No. 6 boiler



From 1932 until 1965 Ten  Babcock and Wilcox Sterling type boilers were installed in Rossdale These boilers supplied steam to drive the turbines The early boiler were coal fired 1932 until 1950 They were converted to natural gas in 1951 The later ...

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Babcock Boiler Nameplate

circa 1960s



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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Hours of operation 2020

The museum will remain closed this summer and fall.  

Depending on the status of covid-19, The Leduc Country Lights may be back November 28 to Dec 31, 2020, however the EPHF museum will be closed during this event.

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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