1915 Print Volt Switch Lightning Arrester Kootney River Power Plant Canada XGPC8
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This is an original 1915 duotone halftone print of the 20,000 and 60,000 volt switch and lightning arrester compartment at the Number 2 Plant at the Kootney River Development in Upper Bonnington Falls, British Columbia, Canada.
There are seven dams on the Kootney River used for everything from electricity to regulation of water flow between the US and Canada. The Lower Bonnington Power Plant generates hydroelectricity in order to supply water to the mines in Rossland. The Upper Bonnington Dam was intended for rerouting the water to allow fish to migrate and improve navigation, but is used for hydroelectricity, instead. The end of the river merges with the Columbian River where the Brilliant Dam was built to regulate the waterflow.
This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Duotone
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches; 22 x 14 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Interior, Machine, Mechanism, Motor, Gadgets