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Dolgarrog Hydro-electric Power Station

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NPRN85420
Map ReferenceSH76NE
Grid ReferenceSH7699067590
Unitary (Local) AuthorityConwy
Old CountyCaernarfonshire
CommunityDolgarrog
Type Of SiteHYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION
PeriodModern
Description
The idea for an aluminium smelter in Dolgarrog (see nprn 406498) using hydro-electric power was first conceived in 1895. Currently, generator sets are numbered 2,3,4 & 5; all are Francis turbines manufactured by Weir, Weir, Boving & Gilkes respectively, with alternators by GEC-Alsthom (Nos. 2,3 & 5) and Peebles (No. 4).
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 27 April 1996.
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application/pdfGATP - Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
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application/pdfGATP - Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
application/pdfGATP - Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
application/pdfGATP - Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive
application/pdfGATP - Gwynedd Archaeological Trust Projects Archive