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Tag: Rossdale 1930 - 1955
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Boiler Control Panel

1932



This Boiler Control Panel was used on the No. 2 Boiler at the Rossdale Power Plant. The panel controlled the amount of fuel and air entering the boiler furnace, which was determined by the amount of steam required at a given time. The control panel operated ...

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Riveted Steam Drum Head

1932



Pictured above is one head of a the steam drum from Boiler #2. Each end of the Steam Drum is closed with a dished head. This was the last boiler that was made using riveted construction. The next drums used welded seams. The man-way door provided access ...

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Categories: Boilers Collection

Water Level Gauge

1932



The Water Level Gauge displays the level of water within a boiler.  The level can be seen in the centre glass on the gauge, which is also known as the gauge glass. The gauge is made from a thin strip of mica, which is less than 1/32 of an inch thick. ...

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Model of Rossdale Low Pressure Plant

Circa 1990



Showing; Boiler house, Turbine hall and Electrical Switching station Model was built  by the NAIT Architectural Technology Student

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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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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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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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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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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.  

The Leduc Country Lights are back for 2020! From December 1 to January 3, 2021, every day except Christmas you are invited to visit the Leduc West Antique Society and for just $2 take a stroll through a magic wintery wonderland. The park will be open every day between 5PM and 10PM (except Christmas eve when it will close at 8PM). Unfortunately, due to Covid19 Santa won't be there and we are not serving hot chocolate, but feel free to bring your own. There will be a fire pit to warm your toes so dress warmly and bring the entire family for a wondrous winter evening. Visit leduccountrylights.ca for more information. Unfortunately the EPHF museum will be closed during this event.

Check out this video of last year's display:

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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