American Falls Power Plants

American Falls Power Plants (HM2BU7)

Location: American Falls, ID 83211 Power County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 46.728', W 112° 52.968'

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More than two decades before American Falls Dam was built, water power was generated in a series of plants at America Falls.

Starting with an island plant to serve Pocatello in 1902, this superlative site was utilized soon after long transmission lines were developed. As new kinds of turbines and generators were invented, they were installed here. Rare examples of old technology still are preserved in these landmark plants.
HM NumberHM2BU7
Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 1st, 2018 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 345984 N 4737970
Decimal Degrees42.77880000, -112.88280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.728', W 112° 52.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 43.68" N, 112° 52' 58.08" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2950 Lamb Weston Rd, American Falls ID 83211, US
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