Olmsted Power Station

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Title Olmsted Power Station
Photo Number P0206add2n11_08_010
Description Scan of photograph of Olmsted Power Station, Utah
Keywords Rocky Mountain Power; Utah Power and Light Company; Complexes; Industrial complexes; Power plants; Hydroelectric power plants
Subject Hydroelectric power plants--Utah--Utah County--Photographs; Hydroelectric power plants--Utah--Orem--Photographs; Provo Canyon (Utah)--Photographs
Additional Information Wikipedia: "The Olmsted Station Power House was built in 1904, by L. L. Nunn and his brother and chief engineer, P. N. Nunn. The plant received its name in honor of Fay Devaux Olmsted, who played a key role in helping the Nunn brothers design the plant, contracted and died from Tuberculosis before the plant was completed. The plant, when running at full capacity, was able to provide twelve megawatts per hour, which is enough for about three thousand homes. Along with the Power station these men established an institute, known as the Telluride Institute, which was home to approximately forty students. This institute was the first corporation sponsored electrical school in the U.S., and continued to operate until 1912 when Utah Power and Light Company attained the property."
Spatial Coverage Olmsted (Utah); Orem (Utah); Provo Canyon (Utah); Utah County (Utah)
Latitude 40.315833
Longitude -111.653889
Collection Number and Name P0206 Rocky Mountain Power Company Photograph Collection
Collection Name Rocky Mountain Power Company
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Type Image
Digitization Specifications Digital image produced on Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, 24-bit color at 400 ppi. Archival file is uncompressed TIF.
ARK ark:/87278/s6ht4rp1
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2016-04-06
Date Modified 2016-04-06
ID 1001486
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6ht4rp1
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