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Category: Power Plants
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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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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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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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Frequency Chart Recorder



Electrical power in North America is generated at 60 cycles per per second A Micromax recorder similar to this one built by Leads & Northrup was used in both Rossdale and Clover Bar generating Stations this particular instrument is from the old Celanese ...

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Turbine Blades

Several blades from Rossdale No. 8 Turbine



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

This panel was built to simulate the hydrogen cabinet used on No. 9 and 10 Parsons generators



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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Rossdale Windows

1902



These stained glass windows are from the Edmonton Water and Light Plant, circa 1902. Edmonton's colours were maroon and ivory. Four of these windows were sold at auction in 2001. A man who lived just west of Namao had these windows which his grandfather ...

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Model of Rossdale Low Pressure Plant

Circa 1990



Showing; Boiler house, Turbine hall and Electrical Switching station Model was built  by the NAIT Architectural Technology Student

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Edmonton Power Sign

EP 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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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.  

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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