Hoover Dam Turbine Runner

Hoover Dam Turbine Runner (HMJHF)

Location: Boulder City, NV 89005 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 58.782', W 114° 50.14'

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This cast steel turbine runner (water wheel), which is 14.2 feet in diameter and weighs over 34 tons, powered the N-7 generator at Hoover Dam Power Plant from 1944 to 1982. The function of a turbine runner is to convert the force of falling water, delivered through the penstock pipes, to rotating energy which is then utilized by the generator in producing hydroelectric energy. This turbine runner was presented to the Boulder City Museum and Historical Association on April 30, 1983, by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior.
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 695130 N 3983862
Decimal Degrees35.97970000, -114.83566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.782', W 114° 50.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 46.92" N, 114° 50' 8.40" W
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Area Code(s)702
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 324 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City NV 89005, US
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