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Childs-Irving Hydroelectric Project, Childs System, Childs Powerhouse, Forest Service Road 708/502, Camp Verde, Yavapai County, AZ



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Item Title


Location
Forest Service Road 708/502, Camp Verde vicinity, AZ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AZ-65-EE
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction

Subjects
Powerhouses


Related Names
Tutt, Iva
Viele, Francis S.
Masson, Raymond S.
Arizona Public Service


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
View of west end of Childs Powerhouse, including transformer station and associated sheds. Looking downstream (east)
View of rear of Childs Powerhosue. Rockwork on east end was recently replaced following a flood. Looking south-southwest
View of east and south (rear) walls, water wheels and generators, interior of Childs Powerhouse. Looking southeast
View of north wall (electrical panel), interior of Childs Powerhouse. Looking east
View of water wheel, generator #3 and exciter (at east end of Childs Powerhouse) on a single shaft. In foreground the governor and shut-off valve are visible. Looking southwest
View of governor, water wheel, generator #1 and exciter (west end of Childs Powerhouse). Looking southeast
View of Childs Powerhouse electrical panel and operator station. In forground generator #2 and its exciter are visible. Looking north
View of the current distribution "bus" atop switching cabinets within the former transformer building. Looking northwest
Bead Roller, at right, used for preparing flume sheeting (still in use, 2004); on left is a pipe cutter. Facing southeast


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