60,000 volt, 110 mile transmission line

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Western Electrician

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 33, no. 21, p. 393, col. 1

60,000-volt, 110-mile Transmission



The Washington Water Power Company, Spokane, is about to begin the commercial operation of its 110-mile transmission line, which is one of the longest in the Northwest. In the generating station two 2,250-kilowatt, 4,000-volt, revolving-field generators, each direct-connected to a Victor turbine, operating under a head of 70 feet, have been installed. The electric machinery, including generators, transformers, switches, lightning arresters, etc., was built by the General Electric Company. The switchboards are installed on a gallery overlooking the whole power house and all main bus bars are in separate pottery compartments underneath the g