The Island Falls Churchill River Powerhouse Photos.
The First Operator's desk faces the main instrument panel in the Main control room.
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Harry Olson and Sam Raynor in the main control room.
The first tower in the 59 mile long transmission line.
Pelle Hagberg on the north end of the dam.
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Almost completed.
Generator gallery in 1979.
Notice the extreme high water in the tail race.
A team of men struggle to force a large floating muskeg island to go through the trash spillway rather than block the headworks (generator intakes). See Marvin Huffaker's description of this event.
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Number 7 unit.
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Swimming in the tailrace.
A view of the Plant from the end of the wing dam. You can see the log boom has stopped a large muskeg raft from entering the water intakes.
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A view of the powerhouse from the hill on the north side of the river.
A frosty day, looking west.
4th Unit turbine blades.
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The generator gallery in its original configuration, with three large units.
This shows five big units, so the photo must have been taken after when?
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1930 view from downriver.
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Tower number one