a website collaboration between Science Service and the Smithsonian Institution

1942 - huge forgings will become part of a great power plant producing current for the winning and holding of victory

POWER ON THE WAY

CD 1966094 E&MP34.006

Electric Power Plants

1942

These huge forgings will become part of a great power plant producing current for the winning and holding of victory.

Transporting four power plant parts from Eddystone, Pa., to Boulder Dam, Nev., via the Pennsylvania, Elgin, Joliet & Eastern, C&NW, and the Union Pacific railroads.

The loading and the top heavy nature of the parts were outstanding problems to be considered.  


Original Caption by Science Service
Penna Railroad



National Museum of American History

Home

Search - Site Map - Subjects to Choose From - Numbering Format

Credits - Copyright - Comments