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Category: Turbines
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Kenotometer

Vacuum Gauge



  Manufactured by Brady & Martin Ltd Newcastle on Tyne This instrument is used in steam turbine condensers which are operated at pressures below atmospheric pressure.           (In a vacuum condition). ...

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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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Turbine Interactive Display



Come out to the Museum and try out the Game These are photos of the screen as the display is played  

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Categories: Turbines Collection

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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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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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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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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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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