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Tag: Rossdale 1957 - 2008
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Boiler Control Console 1965

The control console was used for No. 10 Boiler in the Rossdale Central Control Room



This Console was used to control the boiler functions; such as Combustion control (Air and Fuel amounts) feedwater flow, steam pressure and the amount of steam production Manufacturer:                            ...

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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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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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Hydrogen Panel Display

This panel was built to simulate the hydrogen cabinet used on No. 9 and 10 Parsons generators



The cabinet was used to control the cooling medium (hydrogen) within the Generator Consisted of 4 Gauges for: Hydrogen Temperature Seal oil pressure Hydrogen Pressure Carbon Dioxide Pressure Alarm panel Hydrogen Purity Meter Flow Meter AC and DC seal ...

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Edmonton Power Sign

EP sign



This was the EDMONTON POWER Sign on the west side of the Rossdale Power Plant The Sign was removed in 1997 when the name was changed to Epcor It is now attached to the Edomonton Power Historical Foundation building

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City of Edmonton Crest

Installed 1965



This crest was installed on the west wall of the Rossdale Generating Station in 1966. Upon completion of the last unit, # 10 the station was rated at 405MW. It remained there until 1997 when the name was changed from Edmonton Power to EPCOR.  

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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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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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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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