Gadsby Power Plant, Salt Lake City, Utah [254]

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Title Gadsby Power Plant, Salt Lake City, Utah [254]
Photo Number P0206add2n04_03_010
Description Scan of a photo of the generator for the Gadsby plant on the train car. Pennsylvania 470011
Keywords Rocky Mountain Power; Salt Lake City; Utah Power and Light; Steam power
Subject Electric power-plants--Utah--Salt Lake City--Photographs; Coal-fired power plants--Utah--Salt Lake City--Photographs
Additional Information The 353-megawatt Gadsby Plant is named for George M. Gadsby, a former president of Utah Power & Light Co., now Rocky Mountain Power. Units 1, 2 and 3 were commissioned between 1951 and 1955 on a 2,500-acre site in Salt Lake City. It was fueled primarily by coal until 1987. In the early 1990s, the plant's three units were retooled for natural gas, and capable of generating 231 megawatts
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah)
Latitude 40.75
Longitude -111.883333
Collection Number and Name P0206 Rocky Mountain Power Company Photograph Collection
Collection Name Rocky Mountain Power Company
Date 1949-11-21
Textual Date November 21, 1949
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Digitization Specifications Digital image produced on Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner, RGB, at 400 ppi. Archival file is uncompressed TIFF.
ARK ark:/87278/s60p1r1b
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2013-05-07
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 987857
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