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Nunn Hydroelectric Plant, On Madison River, Ennis, Madison County, MT



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Item Title


Location
On Madison River, Ennis vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-87
Significance: It is significant for its association with the early electrification of mining in Butte and early hydroelectric development generally in Montana. It is also significant for its association with Lucius Nunn, an early 20th century developer of hydroelectric systems, primarily in the western United States.

Subjects
Stone Buildings
Warehouses
Hydroelectric Power Plants


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Nunn Hydroelectric Plant (NHP), general view to southeast.
2. NHP, general view to southeast.
3. NHP, north end, general view to southwest.
4. NHP, Water Turbine Section, showing steel standpipe bases, tailrace and west wall of Powerhouse Section. View is to the North.
5. NHP, Water Turbine Section, southern-most steel standpipe base with concrete curbing, constructed in 1908-1909, and turbine shaft entry portals in west wall of Powerhouse Section. View is to the Northeast.
6. NHP, Water Turbine Section, northern-most steel standpipe base with concrete curbing, constructed in 1908-1909, and turbine shaft entry portal in west wall of Powerhouse Section. View is to the Northeast.
7. NHP, Water Turbine Section, north end of east wall of 1908-1909 vaulted concrete standpipe foundation. View is to the Northeast.
8. NHP, south wall of raceway. View is to the Southeast.
9. NHP, south end of west wall of tailrace. View is to the West.
10. NHP, north end of west wall of tailrace; showing junction of rubble masonry and dry-stacked stone wall sections. View is to the west.
11. NHP, slotted, pured concrete top of west wall of raceway. View is to the Northwest.
12. NHP, stacked stone section, west side tailrace wall. View is to the Northeast.
13. NHP, south end, general view. View is to the North.


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