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


E&MP 10.041
January 1943

Westinghouse East Pittsburgh Works: - Six 108,000 kilowatt Westinghouse waterwheel generators, like the 1,000 ton giant pictured, 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.

Westinghouse ID # 272485

Original Caption by Science Service
© Westinghouse

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