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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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Babcock Boiler Nameplate

circa 1960s



This Cast Aluminum nameplate was taken from the No. 8 Babcock and Wilcox Boiler at the Rossdale Power Plant. Ten Babcock and Wilcox Sterling type boilers were installed at Rossdale Power Plant between 1932 and 1966 These boilers supplied the steam required ...

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Parsons Nameplate

Circa 1950



Nameplate from 30 MW Parsons generator. There were a total of eight (7) Parsons Turbine-Generators, installed at the Rossdale Generating  station  between 1927 and  1966

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Sign 750 Sub-station

Circa 1960



Sign attached to the RIVERDALE Sub Station This was a 5 KV substation - Primary supply 15KV (13,800 volt) with 5KV (4160 volt) secondary feeder circuits, for distribution This substation was located at 87 St and 103A Ave one block north of the west end ...

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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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