Carbon Power Plant, Castle Gate, Utah [279]

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Title Carbon Power Plant, Castle Gate, Utah [279]
Photo Number P0206add2n02_09_056
Description Scan of a photo of the Carbon plant in the winter from a distance. Surrounded by snow and railroad carts full of coal
Date 1957-01
Textual Date January 1957
Keywords Rocky Mountain Power; Steam; Coal; Carbon Plant; Castle Gate; Construction; Railroad cars; Trains
Subject Coal-fired power plants--Utah--Castle Gate--Photographs; Utah Power & Light Company-- Photographs
Spatial Coverage Castle Gate (Utah); Carbon County (Utah)
Latitude 39.727222
Longitude -110.864072
Additional Information Carbon Power Plant, also known as Castle Gate Power Plant is a small coal-fired power station in Utah, USA operated by PacifiCorp (originally Utah Power & Light). Construction on the $26 million plant began the summer of 1953. Unit 1, a 75-megawatt unit, was completed in 1954 and Unit 2, a 113-megawatt unit, was built in 1956 and came online in 1957. It has operated continuously longer than any other steam plant in the Utah Power system. The plant is located about 3 km (2 mi) north of Helper, Utah, on the east bank of Price River
Collection Number and Name P0206 Rocky Mountain Power Company Photograph Collection
Collection Name Rocky Mountain Power Company
Type Image
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Digitization Specifications Digital image produced on Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, RGB, at 400 ppi. Archival file is uncompressed TIFF.
ARK ark:/87278/s65x31s7
Setname uum_map
ID 986570
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