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Category: Power Plants
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Foundation Spring Support

Turbine Generator



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

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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Rossdale Engines

1909 - 1951



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

Steam 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

1969



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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Rossdale Office Furniture

1930



This furniture was used in the Rossdale General Office around 1931. It is made of mahogany .    This is the table and chairs from the 1931 Office building

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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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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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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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