Close-up of Power House and Spillway at Conowingo
Title:
Close-up of Power House and Spillway at Conowingo
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Linen

Description:
The Hydro-Electric Plant on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo, Maryland, owned by the Philadelphia Electric Company System, is the largest water-power development in the United States, with the exception of Niagara Falls. The dam, almost a mile across and surmounted by a highway bridge 20 feet wide, forms a lake fourteen miles long. The initial installation is 378,000 H.P. which will eventually be increased to 594,000 H.P. A 220,000 volt transmission line carries current to Philadelphia. Work was started March 8, 1926, and the first units were put into operation March 1, 1928.


Arbor Lawn
Title:
Arbor Lawn
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Chrome

Description:
Near famous Conowingo Dam. Halfway between Philadelphia and Washington on US Route 1. Overnight guests.



Conowingo Power House at Night
Title:
Conowingo Power House at Night
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Chrome unused

Description:
The hydro-electric plant on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo, Maryland, which is part of the Philadelphia Company System, is one of the largest water-power developments in the United States. The dam, almost a mile across and surmounted by a highway bridge 20 feet wide, forms a lake fourteen miles long. The initial installment is 378,000 HP which will eventually be increased to 594,000 HP. A 220,000 volt transmission line carries current to Philadelphia. Work was started March 8, 1926, and the first units were put into operation March 1, 1928.


Conowingo Power House at Night
Title:
Conowingo Power House at Night
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Linen

Description:
The Hydro-Electric Plant on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo, Maryland, which is part of the Philadelphia Electric Company System, is one of the largest water-power developments in the United States. The dam, almost a mile across and surmounted by a highway bridge 20 feet wide, forms a lake fourteen miles long. The initial installation is 378,000 HP which will eventually be increased to 594,000 HP. A 220,000 volt transmission line carries current to Philadelphia. Work was started March 8, 1926 and the first units were put into operation March 1, 1928



Conowingo Power Plant and Highway Across Breast of Dam
Title:
Conowingo Power Plant and Highway Across Breast of Dam
Conowingo Maryland (MD), White Border unused


Conowingo Power Plant and highway across breast of dam
Title:
Conowingo Power Plant and highway across breast of dam
Conowingo Maryland (MD), White Border unused



Conowingo Dam And Power House
Title:
Conowingo Dam And Power House
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Linen unused

Description:
Series 2871-30


Conowingo Power Plant and Highway Across Breast of Dam
Title:
Conowingo Power Plant and Highway Across Breast of Dam
Conowingo Maryland (MD), White Border PM 1932 Jun-23



General View Of Conowingo Dam
Title:
General View Of Conowingo Dam
Conowingo Maryland (MD), Linen unused

Description:
Spillway and Power House. The Hydro-Electric Plant on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo, Maryland, which is part of the Philadelphia Electric Company System, is the largest water power development in the United States, with the exception of Niagara Falls. The dam, almost a mile across and surmounted by a highway bridge 20 feet wide, forms a lake fourteen miles long. The initial installation is 378,000 H. P. which will eventually be increased to 594,000 H. P. A 220,000 volt transmission line carries current to Philadelphia. Work was started March 8, 1926, and the first units were put into operation March 1, 1928.




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