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LARGE ELECTRIC TRANSFORMER - occupies a floor space 22 x 23 feet, with an overall height of 35 feet and weight of approximately 290 tons

LARGE ELECTRIC TRANSFORMER

E&MP 40.019a

Electric Transformers

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Large electric transformer, now in service in northern New Jersey.

This transformer occupies a floor space 22 x 23 feet, with an overall height of 35 feet and weight of approximately 290 tons.

The weight, as prepared for shipment, was 270,000 pounds.

Original Caption by Science Service
© Westinghouse

Additional text found November 3, 2013:

SH -1547 - Transformer from which the World's Fair Model was copied. This transformer occupies a floor space of 22x23 feet with an overall height of 35 feet and weighs approximately [sic] 290 tons. The coils and core contains 63 tons of laminations and 15 tons of copper. Thirty two thousand gallon of oil are required. The weight of the transformer as prepared for shipment was 270,000 pounds. It is in service in northern New Jersey.



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