Historic Structures

Pictures 2 Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southeast; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator (right), and operator's platform (left)
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southeast; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator (right), and operator's platform (left)

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northeast; detail of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator (right), and the housing for the Pelton wheels (beyond); to the right is the belt-driven DC exciter.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northeast; detail of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator (right), and the housing for the Pelton wheels (beyond); to the right is the belt-driven DC exciter.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking south from the operator's platform; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator and DC exciter.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking south from the operator's platform; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator and DC exciter.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northwest; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator and DC exciter, each of which are directly connected to the Pelton wheels.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northwest; view of Westinghouse 1,500 KW, three-phase, AC generator and DC exciter, each of which are directly connected to the Pelton wheels.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northwest; view of the housing for the Pelton wheels with operator's platform containing six backshot needle valves and type "Q" Lombard Governor (center); overhead is the 20-ton traveling crane (manufactured by Northern Engineering Works of Detroit, Michigan)
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northwest; view of the housing for the Pelton wheels with operator's platform containing six backshot needle valves and type "Q" Lombard Governor (center); overhead is the 20-ton traveling crane (manufactured by Northern Engineering Works of Detroit, Michigan)

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northeast; view of the housing for one of the two Pelton wheels (both of which were manufactured by the Pelton Water Wheel Company of San Francisco, California, 1910) with type "Q" Lombard Governor and backshot needle valves
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking northeast; view of the housing for one of the two Pelton wheels (both of which were manufactured by the Pelton Water Wheel Company of San Francisco, California, 1910) with type "Q" Lombard Governor and backshot needle valves