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Telluride Power Company, Olmsted Hydroelectric Plant, mouth of Provo River Canyon West of U.S. Route 189, Orem, Utah County, UT



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Item Title


Location
mouth of Provo River Canyon West of U.S. Route 189, Orem vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-5
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-2).
Building/structure dates: 1903 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1923 initial construction
Significance: This plant replaced the earlier Nunn Hydroelectric Plant (see HAER No. UT-5) and provided increased generating capacity for the Telluride Power Company system in Utah. It is a regionally significant example of an early 20th century hydroelectric generating facility.

Subjects
Education
Brick Buildings
Electric Utilities


Related Names
Utah Power & Light Company
Nunn, L. L.
Nunn, P. N.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GENERAL VIEW SW ELEVATION (FRONT).
2. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV FROM S.
3. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV N ELL FROM NE.
4. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV FROM NE OF E END SHOWING TRANSMISSION LINE LINK TO POWER STATION AND TRANSFORMERS.
5. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. WATER RACE & 1917 BUILDING SHOWING PENSTOCK INTAKE FROM W.
6. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. TAILRACE & 1917 BUILDING IN BACKGROUND SNOWING PENSTOCK INTAKE TO PLANT.
7. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV FROM POWER PLANT TO PENSTOCKS & PRESSURE HOUSE ON MOUNTAINSIDE.
8. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV FROM PRESSURE HOUSE TO POWER STATION.
9. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV OF PRESSURE HOUSE.
10. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV W FROM PROVO CANYON. AT PRESSURE HOUSE SHOWING POWER STATION AT BOTTOM OF PHOTO.
11. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. TPV OF WATER TRANSMISSION FLUME TO PRESSURE HOUSE ALONG FACE OF MOUNTAIN.
12. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV OF CONTROL PANEL IN STATION (MANNED).
13. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GENERATOR & EXCITER-WATER POWERED.
14. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GV CONTROL PANEL IN PLANT (NOT MANNED).
15. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. VIEW IN PRESSURE HOUSE OF WATERGATES.
16. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. DT OF 1917 GENERATOR (#4).
17. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. TRANSFORMERS AND OIL SWITCHES.
18. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. VIEW IN PRESSURE HOUSE OF WATERGATES.
19. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. DT INTERIOR PORTION OF A GENERATOR.
20. Jack E. Boucher, Photographer, August, 1971. GENERATOR & OLD EXCITER ca. 1902.
21. Photocopied from blueprint, Olmstead Station Miscellaneous Drawings Folder, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. 'STATION GROUNDS, TELLURIDE POWER CO., PROVO, UTAH.' MAP,1903.
22. Photocopied from Photo 505-OLM, Olmstead Folder #1, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. OLD PENSTOCKS, JANUARY 25, 1908.
23. Photocopied from Photo 664-OLM, Olmstead Folder #1, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. INTERIOR OF STATION, APRIL 8, 1909.
24. Photocopied from Photo 669-OLM, Olmstead Folder #1, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. NEW PENSTOCK, APRIL 8, 1909.
25. Photocopied from Photo 1103, Olmstead Folder #2, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. GENERAL VIEW OF SITE, c.1920? (PHOTO SHOWS DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN RR BRIDGE, MOVED TO SITE IN 1919.)
26. Photocopied from Photo 1217, Olmstead Folder #2, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. MACHINE SHOP -- LAB.
27. Photocopied from Photo 1216, Olmstead Folder #2, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. MACHINE SHOP -- LAB.
28. Photocopied from Photo 588 - OLM, Olmstead Folder #1, Engineering Department, Utah Power & Light Co., Salt Lake City, Utah. STATION INTERIOR, DECEMBER 5, 1908.


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