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Home > California > Redlands%25252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity > Santa Ana River Hydroelectric System, SAR-1 Powerhouse, Redlands, San Bernardino County, CA



B&W Photos
Sar-1, Southeast And Southwest Elevations, With Switch Rack At Left, And Santa Ana Well #1 And Stone Retaining Walls At Right
HB143134
Sar-1, Southeast And Southwest Elevations, With Switch Rack At Left, And Santa Ana Well #1 And Stone Retaining Walls At Right
Southwest Elevation And Tailrace Channel
HB143135
Southwest Elevation And Tailrace Channel
Southeast Elevation, With Stable Beyond
HB143136
Southeast Elevation, With Stable Beyond
Northwest Elevation, Looking East.
HB143137
Northwest Elevation, Looking East.
Southeast And Northeast Elevations, From Terraces Near Santa Ana Well #1
HB143138
Southeast And Northeast Elevations, From Terraces Near Santa Ana Well #1
Partial Northeast Elevation, Looking Southwest.
HB143139
Partial Northeast Elevation, Looking Southwest.
Southeast Penstock Entering Receiver On Northeast Side Of Sar-1, Also Showing Turbine Shut Off Valves And Isolation Valve
HB143140
Southeast Penstock Entering Receiver On Northeast Side Of Sar-1, Also Showing Turbine Shut Off Valves And Isolation Valve
Northwest Penstock Entering Receiver (under Planks), Northeast Side Of Sar-1
HB143141
Northwest Penstock Entering Receiver (under Planks), Northeast Side Of Sar-1
Penstock Receiver And Isolation Valve, With #4 Generator Turbine Shutoff Valve In Foreground
HB143142
Penstock Receiver And Isolation Valve, With #4 Generator Turbine Shutoff Valve In Foreground
Tailraces And Switch Rack, Looking Northwest.
HB143143
Tailraces And Switch Rack, Looking Northwest.
Sar-1, Interior Overview To West-northwest.
HB143144
Sar-1, Interior Overview To West-northwest.
Historic Control Panel, Also Showing Crane Track
HB143145
Historic Control Panel, Also Showing Crane Track
Crane And Overall Interior, Looking Northwest.
HB143146
Crane And Overall Interior, Looking Northwest.
Sliding Wall Panel Door, Northwest Wall.
HB143147
Sliding Wall Panel Door, Northwest Wall.
Interior Overview To Southeast
HB143148
Interior Overview To Southeast
Crane And Interior Southeast Wall.
HB143149
Crane And Interior Southeast Wall.
Operator
HB143150
Operator's Office And Battery Bank
Active 2.4 Kv Control Panel
HB143151
Active 2.4 Kv Control Panel
Water Driven Exciter Control Panel
HB143152
Water Driven Exciter Control Panel
750 Volt Generator Disconnect Panel
HB143153
750 Volt Generator Disconnect Panel
Southeast End Of Historic Control Panel: No
HB143154
Southeast End Of Historic Control Panel: No
Rear Of 750 Volt Historic Control Panel
HB143155
Rear Of 750 Volt Historic Control Panel
Rheostats Behind Historic Control Panel
HB143156
Rheostats Behind Historic Control Panel
Historic Air-cooled Transformers
HB143157
Historic Air-cooled Transformers
Generator #2
HB143158
Generator #2
Detail Generator #3 Waterwheel Yoke
HB143159
Detail Generator #3 Waterwheel Yoke
Lombard Water Governor On Generator #3
HB143160
Lombard Water Governor On Generator #3
Control Lever, Generator #3 Lombard Governor
HB143161
Control Lever, Generator #3 Lombard Governor
Water-driven Exciter
HB143162
Water-driven Exciter
Pelton Waterwheel For Driving Exciter, Showing Buckets
HB143163
Pelton Waterwheel For Driving Exciter, Showing Buckets
Sar-1, Crane Detail
HB143164
Sar-1, Crane Detail
Sar-1, View From Stable Loft
HB143165
Sar-1, View From Stable Loft
Sar-1, Looking Down Canyon Over Tailrace Construction
HB143166
Sar-1, Looking Down Canyon Over Tailrace Construction
Tailraces, Looking East
HB143167
Tailraces, Looking East
Sar-1 Under Construction, Showing Tailrace Area And Scaffolding
HB143168
Sar-1 Under Construction, Showing Tailrace Area And Scaffolding
Sar-1 Under Construction, With Workers Atop Crane
HB143169
Sar-1 Under Construction, With Workers Atop Crane
Interior, Showing Balcony Above Control Panel, And Belt-driven Lathe
HB143170
Interior, Showing Balcony Above Control Panel, And Belt-driven Lathe
Overall Interior, Looking East
HB143171
Overall Interior, Looking East
Interior, With Workers Seated In Front Of Control Panel
HB143172
Interior, With Workers Seated In Front Of Control Panel
Generators And Switchboard
HB143173
Generators And Switchboard
Early View Of Switchboard Showing Blank Panels At Northwest End
HB143174
Early View Of Switchboard Showing Blank Panels At Northwest End
New Switchboard, Looking South From Synchroscope
HB143175
New Switchboard, Looking South From Synchroscope
Sar-1 Switchboard
HB143176
Sar-1 Switchboard
Exciters
HB143177
Exciters
Transformers
HB143178
Transformers
Sar-1, Interior Transformer Bank
HB143179
Sar-1, Interior Transformer Bank
Interior Under Construction, Showing Exciters And Bases For Generator Units
HB143180
Interior Under Construction, Showing Exciters And Bases For Generator Units
Sar-1, Pelton Wheels During Installation
HB143181
Sar-1, Pelton Wheels During Installation
Doble Buckets On Pelton Wheel
HB143182
Doble Buckets On Pelton Wheel
Belt-driven Lathe And Work Bench, Showing Tool Storage Board Behind
HB143183
Belt-driven Lathe And Work Bench, Showing Tool Storage Board Behind
Sar-1, Generator #1
HB143184
Sar-1, Generator #1
Sar-1, Operator Working Governor
HB143185
Sar-1, Operator Working Governor
Operator Working Governor On Unit No
HB143186
Operator Working Governor On Unit No


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Item Title


Location
SAR-1 Powerhouse, Redlands%25252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-130-J
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1905 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1904 subsequent work

Subjects
Powerhouses


Related Names
Ensign, O. H.
Boggs, E. M.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SAR-1, SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHWEST ELEVATIONS, WITH SWITCH RACK AT LEFT, AND SANTA ANA WELL #1 AND STONE RETAINING WALLS AT RIGHT. VIEW TO NORTH.
2. SOUTHWEST ELEVATION AND TAILRACE CHANNEL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
3. SOUTHEAST ELEVATION, WITH STABLE BEYOND. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
4. NORTHWEST ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST.
5. SOUTHEAST AND NORTHEAST ELEVATIONS, FROM TERRACES NEAR SANTA ANA WELL #1. VIEW TO WEST.
6. PARTIAL NORTHEAST ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
7. SOUTHEAST PENSTOCK ENTERING RECEIVER ON NORTHEAST SIDE OF SAR-1, ALSO SHOWING TURBINE SHUT OFF VALVES AND ISOLATION VALVE. VIEW TO WEST.
8. NORTHWEST PENSTOCK ENTERING RECEIVER (UNDER PLANKS), NORTHEAST SIDE OF SAR-1. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
9. PENSTOCK RECEIVER AND ISOLATION VALVE, WITH #4 GENERATOR TURBINE SHUTOFF VALVE IN FOREGROUND. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
10. TAILRACES AND SWITCH RACK, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
11. SAR-1, INTERIOR OVERVIEW TO WEST-NORTHWEST.
12. HISTORIC CONTROL PANEL, ALSO SHOWING CRANE TRACK. VIEW TO SOUTH.
13. CRANE AND OVERALL INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
14. SLIDING WALL PANEL DOOR, NORTHWEST WALL.
15. INTERIOR OVERVIEW TO SOUTHEAST. ACTIVE CONTROL PANEL AND GENERATORS AT LEFT, HISTORIC CONTROL PANEL AT RIGHT.
16. CRANE AND INTERIOR SOUTHEAST WALL.
17. OPERATOR'S OFFICE AND BATTERY BANK. VIEW TO WEST.
18. ACTIVE 2.4 KV CONTROL PANEL. VIEW TO NORTH.
19. WATER DRIVEN EXCITER CONTROL PANEL. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
20. 750 VOLT GENERATOR DISCONNECT PANEL. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
21. SOUTHEAST END OF HISTORIC CONTROL PANEL: NO. 1 AND NO. 2 DISCONNECTS. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
22. REAR OF 750 VOLT HISTORIC CONTROL PANEL. VIEW TO EAST.
23. RHEOSTATS BEHIND HISTORIC CONTROL PANEL. VIEW TO SOUTH.
24. HISTORIC AIR-COOLED TRANSFORMERS. VIEW TO WEST.
25. GENERATOR #2. VIEW TO NORTH.
26. DETAIL GENERATOR #3 WATERWHEEL YOKE. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
27. LOMBARD WATER GOVERNOR ON GENERATOR #3. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
28. CONTROL LEVER, GENERATOR #3 LOMBARD GOVERNOR. VIEW TO WEST.
29. WATER-DRIVEN EXCITER. VIEW TO SOUTH.
30. PELTON WATERWHEEL FOR DRIVING EXCITER, SHOWING BUCKETS. VIEW TO WEST-SOUTHWEST.
31. SAR-1, CRANE DETAIL. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
32. SAR-1, VIEW FROM STABLE LOFT. SCE negative no. 10319, November 1, 1923. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
33. SAR-1, LOOKING DOWN CANYON OVER TAILRACE CONSTRUCTION. EEC print no. G-C-01-00269, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
34. TAILRACES, LOOKING EAST. EEC print no. G-C-01-00035, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
35. SAR-1 UNDER CONSTRUCTION, SHOWING TAILRACE AREA AND SCAFFOLDING. EEC print no. N-C-01-00028, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
36. SAR-1 UNDER CONSTRUCTION, WITH WORKERS ATOP CRANE. EEC print no. N-C-01-00031, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
37. INTERIOR, SHOWING BALCONY ABOVE CONTROL PANEL, AND BELT-DRIVEN LATHE. EEC print no. G-C-01-00095, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
38. OVERALL INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST. SCE negative no. 2677, June 4, 1914. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
39. INTERIOR, WITH WORKERS SEATED IN FRONT OF CONTROL PANEL. EEC print no. G-C-01-00191, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
40. GENERATORS AND SWITCHBOARD. SCE negative no. 10320, November 1, 1923. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
41. EARLY VIEW OF SWITCHBOARD SHOWING BLANK PANELS AT NORTHWEST END. SCE negative no. 1199, June 6, 1912. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
42. NEW SWITCHBOARD, LOOKING SOUTH FROM SYNCHROSCOPE. SCE negative no. 2678, June 4, 1914. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
43. SAR-1 SWITCHBOARD. SCE negative no. 10322, November 1, 1923. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
44. EXCITERS. SCE negative no. 10325, November 1, 1923. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
45. TRANSFORMERS. SCE negative no. 10323, November 1, 1923. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
46. SAR-1, INTERIOR TRANSFORMER BANK. EEC print no. S-C-01-00541, no date. Photographer unknown.
47. INTERIOR UNDER CONSTRUCTION, SHOWING EXCITERS AND BASES FOR GENERATOR UNITS. EEC print no. N-C-01-00033, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
48. SAR-1, PELTON WHEELS DURING INSTALLATION. EEC print no. S-C-01-00524, no date. Photographer unknown.
49. DOBLE BUCKETS ON PELTON WHEEL. EEC print no. G-C-01-00148, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
50. BELT-DRIVEN LATHE AND WORK BENCH, SHOWING TOOL STORAGE BOARD BEHIND. EEC print no. N-C-01-00043, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
51. SAR-1, GENERATOR #1. SCE negative no. 2869, no date. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
52. SAR-1, OPERATOR WORKING GOVERNOR. EEC print no. G-C-01-00390, no date. Photograph by Benjamin F. Pearson.
53. OPERATOR WORKING GOVERNOR ON UNIT NO. 4. SCE negative no. 2685, no date. Photograph by G. Haven Bishop.
54. PLAN OF POWERHOUSE, PROJECT 1933, EXHIBIT F, SANTA ANA POWERHOUSE NO. 1. SCE drawing no. 5206855 (no date; FERC no. 1933-45).
55. CROSS SECTION OF POWER HOUSE, EXHIBIT L, SANTA ANA RIVER NO. 1 PROJECT, APR. 30, 1945. SCE drawing no. 523199 (sheet no. 9, for filing with Federal Power Commission).
56. CROSS SECTION OF POWERHOUSE, PROJECT 1933, EXHIBIT F, SANTA ANA POWERHOUSE NO. 1. SCE drawing no. 5206856 (no date; FERC no. 1933-46).
57. ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT PLOT PLAN, SANTA ANA NO. 1 HYDRO PLANT, OCTOBER 10, 1958. SCE drawing no. 428615-0.
58. TAIL RACE AT SANTA ANA NO. 1 POWER STATION, DEC. 5, 1910. SCE drawing no. 5282.
59. 82 INCH PELTON NOZZLE ON G. E. GEN. BASE, SANTA ANA RIVER NO. 1, JUNE 19, 1909. SCE drawing no. 5309.
60. NEEDLE AND NOZZLE TIP, SANTA ANA NO. 1, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON CO., APR. 28, 1910, REVISED MAY 12, 1910. SCE drawing no. 4500.
61. THREE LINE WIRING DIAGRAM, 33 KV & NO. 1 TRANS BANK, SANTA ANA NO. 1 HYDRO PLANT, OCTOBER 27, 1958. SCE drawing no. 428058-1.


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