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Category: Nameplates
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Skinner Steam Engine

circa 1950s



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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City of Edmonton Crest

Installed 1965



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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Date stone

Circa 1908



This date stone is the only surviving remnant of the 1908 addition to the original Rossdale Power Plant. The building was demolished in 1931 to make way for a more modern structure. In the upper right corner of the picture below, dated July 2, 1941, you ...

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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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Escher Wyss Turbine Nameplate

Circa 1970s



These plates were on Clover Bar turbines 1 and 2 These units were placed in service in 1970 and 1973 Each unit had a capacity of 165 MWs They were manufactured in Switzerland  

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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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Sign 750 Sub-station

Circa 1960



Sign attached to the RIVERDALE Sub Station This was a 5 KV substation - Primary supply 15KV (13,800 volt) with 5KV (4160 volt) secondary feeder circuits, for distribution This substation was located at 87 St and 103A Ave one block north of the west end ...

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Boiler Nameplate

1969



This nameplate  was on the #1 boiler at the Clover Bar Generating Station, which was installed in 1969. The boiler was a 2100 psi Radiant Boiler. Manufacturer: Babcock & Wilcox Dimensions: 12" x 18" x 1/8" Material: Aluminum Serial #: 62850

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Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

Hours of operation 2020

Unfortunately, due to the novel corona virus global pandemic, the EPHF museum will remain closed this summer and fall.  

The Leduc Country Lights are back for 2020! From December 1 to January 3, 2021, every day except Christmas you are invited to visit the Leduc West Antique Society and for just $2 take a stroll through a magic wintery wonderland. The park will be open every day between 5PM and 10PM (except Christmas eve when it will close at 8PM). Unfortunately, due to Covid19 Santa won't be there and we are not serving hot chocolate, but feel free to bring your own. There will be a fire pit to warm your toes so dress warmly and bring the entire family for a wondrous winter evening. Visit leduccountrylights.ca for more information. Unfortunately the EPHF museum will be closed during this event.

Check out this video of last year's display:

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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