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Commonwealth Electric Company Chicago

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W. B. Henshaw

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ISBN-13/EAN: 978-1-902222-18-9
ISBN-10: 1-902222-18-0
Title: Commonwealth Electric Company Chicago
Author: W. B. Henshaw
Price: Unavailable
Description: This book is a collection of photographs of the Commonwealth Electric Company’s Fisk Street power station in Chicago. They were originally a series of “magic-lantern” slides used in talks about electricity supply, generation and engineering. They are dated May 2, 1907. The individual headings are taken from a set of notes which accompanied the slides.
Pages: viii 27
Availability: Unavailable
Format: Hard Back A4 landscape
Illustrations: 14 sepia photographs
Published: 2003
Language: English
Publisher: Bardon Enterprises
Cover: Cover




Table of contents :-

Introduction
1. Fisk Street Station - Exterior of the ultimate, as proposed
Fisk Street Station - Exterior of the ultimate, as proposed
2. Fisk Street Station - Interior, No 1 Pioneer 5,000 kW Turbine in foreground
Fisk Street Station - Interior, No 1 Pioneer 5,000 kW Turbine in foreground
3. Fisk Street Station - Interior of Boiler Room
Fisk Street Station - Interior of Boiler Room
4. Fisk Street Station - Interior of Oil Switch Room
Fisk Street Station - Interior of Oil Switch Room
5. Fisk Street Station - Operating Gallery for controlling oil switches, first seven units
Fisk Street Station - Operating Gallery for controlling oil switches, first seven units
6. Fisk Street Station - Interior of Dining Room - Second Dining Room and Electric Kitchen in rear
Fisk Street Station - Interior of Dining Room - Second Dining Room and Electric Kitchen in rear
7. Fisk Street Station - Interior of Electric Kitchen
Fisk Street Station - Interior of Electric Kitchen
8. Fisk Street Station - Interior of Library and Assemby Room
Fisk Street Station - Interior of Library and Assemby Room
9. Fisk Street Station - Interior - Detail view of 9,000 kW Tubo-alternator
Fisk Street Station - Interior - Detail view of 9,000 kW Tubo-alternator
10. Interior of Laod Dispatcher's Office from which operation of Generating Stations and Transmission System is controlled, similar to Train Dispatcher's control of a Railway System.
Interior of Laod Dispatcher's Office
11. W. 22nd Street Sub-station - Exterior
W. 22nd Street Sub-station - Exterior
12. Plymouth Place Sub-station - Interior showing 2,000 kW Rotary Converter on right
Plymouth Place Sub-station - Interior showing 2,000 kW Rotary Converter on right
13. W. Madsion Street Sub-station - Interior showing 500 and 1,000 kW horizontal and 2,000 kW vertical motor generator sets
W. Madsion Street Sub-station - Interior showing 500 and 1,000 kW horizontal and 2,000 kW vertical motor generator sets
14. Typical Storage Battery Installation
Typical Storage Battery Installation

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