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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. It is held in place with steel clamps.

The strip of mica holds steam and water at 425 pounds of pressure.

 

Manufacturer: Micasight

Type: Flat Clamp

Active pressure: 425 psi

Mica thickness: 0.035 in (0.5 mm)

Range: 10 inches

Temperature: 500º F


Edmonton Power Historical Foundation

Hours of operation 2020

The museum will be open May 23 (LWAS Spring Tractor Pull)July 18 & 19 (30th Annual LWAS Exposition featuring John Deere), and Sept 12, 2020 (LWAS Fall Harvest and Tractor Pull).

The Leduc Country Lights are back November 28 to Dec 31, 2020, however the EPHF museum will be closed during this event.

We are also open to groups by appointment.

If you wish to arrange a tour please contact us via our contact form or at the postal mailing address.

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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