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1944 - steam line large enough for a man to crawl through

CONSTRUCTING TURBO-GENERATOR CAR FOR POWER TRAIN

CD 2478018 E&MP10.046

Dynamos

April 17, 1944

A steam line large enough for a man to crawl through is hoisted into place on the turbo-generator car of a 5000-kilowatt Power Train which will restore electricity to cities reconquered from the Axis by United Nations armies.

This big pipe will carry exhaust steam from the windmill-like turbine to the condensers, huge radiators which convert the used steam back into water so it can be pumped into the boilers again.

Westinghouse is building nearly a dozen 5000-kilowatt trains and more than 20 three-car Power Trains, each capable of generating 1000 kilowatts. 


Original Caption by Science Service
Westinghouse



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