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Category: Steam Engines
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Belliss and Morcom Steam Engine

1903



The Belliss and Morcom Steam Engine represents several steam engines used in the 1903 generating station. A steam engine is an external combustion heat engine that makes use of the heat energy that exists in steam and converting it to mechanical energy. ...

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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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Coppus Steam Turbine



This is a small turbine used to drive a pump or fan in industry Steam turbines are HEAT engines   They convert the heat energy from steam into mechanical energy that rotates the shaft.   Nozzle: First converts heat into kinetic energy  by ...

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Flyball Governor Interactive Display

Governor



Flyball Governors are used to maintain Engines or Turbines at a ``constant`` speed. The faster the shaft is turned the farther out the balls will swing. Do to centrifugal force. This motion is transmitted through linkage to close a valve supplying Steam ...

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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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Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

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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