Historic Structures

Pictures 3 Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of wheel pit looking northwest; detail of Pelton wheel with backshot nozzle and deflectors (above), and undershot nozzle and deflectors (below).
1987 Interior of wheel pit looking northwest; detail of Pelton wheel with backshot nozzle and deflectors (above), and undershot nozzle and deflectors (below).

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southwest; view of north side of operator's platform showing main oil pressure tank (left), and hydraulic gate valves (added circa 1930) at the base of the platform.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southwest; view of north side of operator's platform showing main oil pressure tank (left), and hydraulic gate valves (added circa 1930) at the base of the platform.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southeast; view of operator's platform showing type "Q" Lombard governor, backshot needles, 20-ton traveling crane, and main oil pressure tank (lower left).
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southeast; view of operator's platform showing type "Q" Lombard governor, backshot needles, 20-ton traveling crane, and main oil pressure tank (lower left).

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking south; detail of type "Q" Lombard governor.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking south; detail of type "Q" Lombard governor.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking west; detail of type "Q" Lombard governor.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking west; detail of type "Q" Lombard governor.

Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Plant, Glacier Washington 1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southwest; detail of control panel.
1987 Interior of powerhouse looking southwest; detail of control panel.