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  • Collection: Casper diesel plant [Experimental archive items]

Casper_diesel_plant_flywheels_17DECC004.pdf
Casper diesel power plant diesel engine flywheels being moved from railroad track in background towards plant building under construction (behind photographer). Several workers visible.

Casper_diesel_plant_switchboard_17DECC010.pdf
The switchboard in the Casper diesel power plant, switches basically in pairs, presumably for the two engine/generator sets. Note tennis rackets at left, presumably for playing tennis, but possibly for extinguishing arcs.

Casper_diesel_plant_piston_17DECC009.pdf
One of the large pistons for the Casper diesel engines being lifted, probably for installation in the engine.

Casper_diesel_plant_parts_unloaded_17DECC008.pdf
a - Ramp extending from railroad track on embankment to left to the front of the power plant, unloaded components on right, several workers visible, b - apparently the base of a diesel engine, c - apprently the crankcase of a diesel engine, d - …

Casper_diesel_plant_offices_17DECC007.pdf
a - Office with a range of electric appliances, including lamps, coffee urns, and electric fans, and possibly a vacuum cleaner, b - Caption reads, "Office and Merchandising Shop, Wyoming Electric Co., Casper Wyoming, P. N. Nunn in charge, Photo from…

Casper_diesel_plant_meter_cards_17DECC006.pdf
Stacks of meter cards by year, indicating the customer growth of the utility, 1914-1917

Casper_diesel_plant_group_17DECC005.pdf
Caption on back reads "CASPER, WYOMING, 1912 - L to R - Harold Owen, William Alexander, Chas. Pitzer, Mr. Cruse, and John Van Etten Late in 1912 Mr, Nunn acquired an existing small steam-power plant in Casper -- where oil had recently been…

Casper_diesel_plant_engines_17DECC003.pdf
Diesel engines in the Casper plant running generators in the foreground

Casper_diesel_plant_building_frame_17DECC002.pdf
Casper diesel power plant building under construction, with workers near roof

Casper_diesel_plant_building_17DECC001.pdf
a - Casper diesel plant building exterior, showing insulator structure for power output and diesel exhaust stacks; b - Building at night with electric sign for "WYOMING ELECTRIC CO"
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