Croton Hydroelectric Plant, Powerhouse, Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Croton, Newaygo County, MI
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Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Croton vicinity, MI
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER MI-81-B
Significance: The Croton Hydroelectric Plant powerhouse was designed by William G. Fargo, a Jackson, Michigan civil engineer who specialized in the design of small and mid-sized hydroelectric plants in the Midwest in the early Twentieth Century. This building housed the turbines, generators, and transformers used to produce record-setting high voltage transmission of electrical power in 1908.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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