Friday, March 9, 2012

Inside the Milwaukee Road Avery, Idaho Substation - July 1973

Avery, Idaho substation in its last full summer of operation.

Substation No.14 Operators Bay

Motor Generator Room

The High Voltage Panel

Voltmeter reading about 3300 volts on the line, but the ammeter is at zero, there were no trains drawing power at  the time.
Bristol Recorder - Measured current load over time on the paper graph.

The Transformer Room

Igor would have felt right at home.


  1. Wow, great stuff. They really did take care of their equipment, it is spotless even towards the end of electrification. That's real pride.


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