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Westinghouse Phase Meter



Westinghouse Phase Meter, circa 1930, displays degree displacement between AC current & voltage inputs.

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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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General Electric Alternating Current Ammeter



General Electric Alternating current ammeter circa 1914, with a mirrored scale for reading accuracy, manufactured after 1914. Prior to 1914 the Thomson name was on most GE measuring equipment nameplates. 

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Categories: Instruments Collection
Tags: Meters

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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Westinghouse Circuit Breaker



503 CIRCUIT BREAKER Circa 1937   Manufacturer Westinghouse Type Oil Voltage 2400/4160   5KV insulation class Location 500 Sub 82 1/2 AVE and 104 1/2 ST Yaer 1937  was in service during WW2 Outside 500 Substation Inside Sub    ...

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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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Boiler Interactive Display

Power Plant Operation



This is an Interactive Display to explain how the boiler in a power plant operates. Related interactive displays Turbine Flyball Governor

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Categories: Boilers Collection

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

Interactive Model A.C. Generator & Weston Meter



An interactive model A.C. generator connected to a Weston model 1 D.C. volt-ammeter and a string of leds. The alternator has a stator coil, and a rotor which consists of two permanent magnets mounted to an axel fitted ...

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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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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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