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1943 - Grand Coulee Dam's 1,000 ton giant waterwheel generator

MIGHTIEST WATERWHEEL GENERATOR

E&MP 10.040a
Dynamics-Dynamos
January 1943

Westinghouse East Pittsburgh Works: - Six 108,000 kilowatt Westinghouse waterwheel generators, like the 1,000 ton giant pictured [one of three - insert lower right], will produce power for defense at Grand Coulee Dam.

First three are now being installed.

Energy produced by these six generators in three months would equal the work of the 100,000 men who toiled 20 years to build the Great Pyramid of Egypt.

1943 - Grand Coulee Dam's 1,000 ton giant waterwheel generator

Westinghouse ID # 273991

Original Caption by Science Service
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