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about 1946 - two ten-foot diameter cooling water pipes are being laid 1900 feet out into the sea

10 FOOT DIAMETER COOLING WATER PIPES

CD 1963030 E&MP 21.012

Electric Generators

about 1946

Two ten-foot diameter cooling water pipes are being laid 1900 feet out into the sea at Redondo Beach, California, where the Southern California Edison Company is building a new steam-electric generating station.

Pipes are being laid be sections in trenches on ocean floor, will be buried beneath four feet of sand when joined and covered.

Original Caption by Science Service
California Edison Company



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