Battle Creek hydroelectric system and the northern California power company, 1900-1919

by Terry S. Reynolds

Publisher: HAER in [Washington, D.C.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 181 Downloads: 462
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Places:

  • California,
  • Battle Creek Watershed (Shasta County)

Subjects:

  • Hydroelectric power plants -- California -- Battle Creek Watershed (Shasta County) -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 169-181.

StatementTerry S. Reynolds, Charles Scott for the Historic American Engineering Record ; [sponsored by Pacific Gas and Electric Company].
ContributionsScott, Charles., Historic American Engineering Record., Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK1424.C2 R48 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p., 88 p. of ill., 21 folded leaves of plates :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2607488M
LC Control Number85168191

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) facility rules provide a safe, enjoyable experience for everyone while protecting natural resources. This recreational facility is a benefit of PG&E’s hydroelectric system.   The Big Creek Hydroelectric System Historic District (BCHSHD) is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A in the area of Community Planning and Development and in the area of Engineering at the state level of significance for its association with the physical development of California and its influence on California's hydroelectric generation industry. AEA - Battle Creek Diversion State Funding Requested: $20,, House District: 35 / R Future Funding May Be Requested Brief Project Description: Diversion of the flow of Battle Creek into the existing reservoir of the state-owned Bradley Lake hydroelectric project will allow the project to generate more power. Funding Plan. BIG CREEK HYDROELECTRIC SYSTEM, HAER No. CAN EAST & WEST TRANSMISSION LINE 11 Mile Section between Visalia and Farmersville Visalia Vicinity Tulare County California PHOTOGRAPHS WRITTEN HISTORICAL & DESCRIPTIVE DATA FIELD RECORDS HISTORIC AMERICAN ENGINEERING RECORD PACIFIC WEST REGIONAL OFFICE National Park Service.

Southern California Edison, Northern Hydro Division PRESENT USE: Hydroelectric generation facility SIGNIFICANCE: Constructed in , Big Creek Powerhouse 8 was part of the great expansion of the Big Creek system by Southern California Edison between and Planned and constructed quickly to help ease a power. Big Creek Hydroelectric System, Southern California Edison Company, Rosemead, CA, ; Laurence H. Shoup, Life at Big Creek Town Historic Context Statement and National Register ofHistoric Places Significance Evaluation, Southern California Edison Company, Rosemead, CA. “Big Creek Nos. 1 and 2” means the MW Big Creek Nos. 1 and 2 Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. ) owned and operated by SCE pursuant to the FERC Order of Ma , with a license termination date of Febru “Big Creek Nos. 2A, 8 and Eastwood” means the MW Big Creek Nos. 2A, and. Southern California Edison Company. Eastern Hydro Division. Bishop Creek Road. Bishop Plant 4. Bishop, California Location At various facilities in Inyo and Mono counties, California as described below. Activity Southern California Edison (SCE) operates four hydroelectric power projects (Bishop Creek, Rush.

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Cite this Record. Battle Creek Hydroelectric System and the Northern California Power Company An Historical Study. Terry S. Reynolds, Charles Scott. (tDAR id: )Author: Terry S. Reynolds, Charles Scott. / The Battle Creek hydroelectric system consists of four power houses - Volta, South, Inskip and Coleman - located on Battle Creek in Shasta and Tehama Counties, California.

This system, a rather typical turn-of-the-century California hydroelectric development, was erected between and by the Northern California Power Company and its. The Battle Creek hydroelectric system and the northern California power company, by Terry S.

Reynolds,HAER edition, in English. The Restoration Project area (PDF - MB) consists of the portion of the Hydroelectric Project below the natural fish barriers onNorthFork and South Fork Battle Creek, and above the confluence of the Coleman Powerhouse tailrace channel and the mainstem of Battle Creek.

The upper project limit on North Fork Battle Creek is the absolute. Abstract. Battle Creek is located in northern California and is a cold water tributary to the Sacramento River. Development of Battle Creek for hydroelectric power generation began in the early s and resulted in the eventual construction of five diversion dams on the North Fork and three diversion dams on the South Fork, along with a complex canal system, to support five high-head, low.

The Battle Creek Hydroelectric Project was constructed within and adjacent to Battle Creek and its tributaries in the early s, consisting of numerous small diversion dams and over 40 miles of canals to support five high-head, low-volume powerplants.

The Hydroelectric Project (Project No. ) has been owned and operated by PG&E since The Hyatt Power Plant is a large hydro facility and is part of California's State Water Project, which is the largest state-built water and power development and conveyance system in the United States.

Hyatt is the fourth largest energy producer of all the hydroelectric facilities in California. Federal Water Power Act revised. Big Creek, California; Construction begins on a hydroelectric system that would eventually include eight powerhouses, over a 6, foot fall, rated atkW.

Roosevelt Dam, Salt River, Arizona; Largest, and last, masonry dam ever built by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Next, we gathered and installed the various power system components.

Given the distance from the turbine to our battery bank measured feet, we chose to install a 24 volt system. (Even though the PV system powering our home was 12 volts and many of our loads were 12 volt DC, we knew an EQ12/ would enable us to maintain our 12v DC.

It has road access and a power pole but no power from when there used to be a house there 20 years ago. I was thinking, when I build a house, I could get power back to the pole, then get solar, and get hydro power from creek. That way I always have city power for back up in case I don't have enough from solar and hydro.

Title Sheet - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek & Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA Contributor: Historic American Engineering Record - Tedford, H a - Pacific Power Company - Northern California Power Company - Pacific Gas & Electric Company - Mt.

Lassen Power Company - Shannon, Harry L - Keswick Electric Power Company - Noble, Hamden Holmes - Shasta Power Company. Location: Battle Creek, tributary to the Sacramento River, Shasta and Tehama Counties Total Project Cost:: $ million: $ million Federal (including $ million from CalFed in ), $ million State (including $ from ERP) and $ million Private Partners: Bureau of Reclamation, National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service, CDFW, and Pacific Gas and. "Battle Creek Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. " or "FERC Project No.

" means the hydroelectric development as described in the license issued. Credit PG&E. South elevation. Photo 10 November - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek Contributor: Keswick Electric Power Company - Northern California Power Company - Bowie, John R - Pacific Gas and Electric - Shasta Power Company - Van Norden, Rudolph W - Strutt, J H - Tedford, H a - Pacific Gas & Electric Company - Mt.

Lassen Water and Power Company. Phase 1B – To prevent the mixing of North Fork Battle Creek water with South Fork Battle Creek water, a 5,foot penstock bypass pipeline and chute system to Coleman Canal and a foot tailrace connector from Inskip Powerhouse to Coleman Canal were constructed in Due to a significant storm event in Decemberaccess road repairs.

Hetch Hetchy is the name of a valley, a reservoir and a water system in California in the United glacial Hetch Hetchy Valley lies in the northwestern part of Yosemite National Park and is drained by the Tuolumne thousands of years before the arrival of settlers from the United States in the s, the valley was inhabited by Native Americans who practiced subsistence.

A North Battle Creek Reservoir North Battle Creek Reservoir has a surface area of 76 acres, a usable capacity of 1, acre-feet, and a gross capacity of 1, acre-feet at elevation 5, feet. A North Battle Creek Feeder Diversion Dam North Battle Creek Reservoir is formed by a dam across North Fork Battle Creek in.

Credit FM. East (front) elevation. - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek & Tributaries, Red Contributor: Historic American Engineering Record - Tedford, H a - Pacific Power Company - Northern California Power Company - Pacific Gas & Electric Company - Mt.

Lassen Power Company - Shannon, Harry L - Keswick Electric Power Company - Noble, Hamden Holmes - Shasta Power Company. File:North Elevation - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek and Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA HAER CAL,REBLU.V,1- (sheet 5.

Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project information can be found here, on the Battle Creek Watershed Conservancy web site. The Battle Creek Watershed Conservancy is comprised of stakeholders who are working with other groups to improve the quality of the Battle Creek Watershed and restore the habitat of salmonids in Battle Creek.

The Hydroelectric Project consists of five developments that divert water from the North and South Forks of Battle Creek and a number of tributaries and springs for power generation at Volta, Volta 2, South, Inskip, and Coleman powerhouses.

Project facilities include the Volta Development, Volta 2 Development, South Development, Inskip. The system includes nine power houses, 23 generating units, six major reservoirs and 27 dams that help generate 1, megawatts of cost-effective, renewable and environmentally sustainable hydro power that SCE delivers into the California power grid.

The reservoirs can. File:South Elevation - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek and Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA HAER CAL,REBLU.V,1- (sheet 6. Hydroelectric development began on Battle Creek with the construction of Volta Powerhouse by Keswick Electric Power Company in (USRFRHAC ).

This was followed by South and Inskip Powerhouses in and Coleman Powerhouse in This system of powerhouses was acquired by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in Grace Lake and Nora Lake in eastern Shasta County are closed to the public until about Sept. 15,while Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) repairs and improves the reservoirs' dams to protect against muskrat burrowing.

Other lakes in the region will be open and stocked with fish, including Lake McCumber and North Battle Creek Reservoir. The Big Creek Hydroelectric Project is an extensive hydroelectric power scheme on the upper San Joaquin River system, in the Sierra Nevada of central project is owned and operated by Southern California Edison (SCE).

The use and reuse of the waters of the San Joaquin River, its South Fork, and the namesake of the project, Big Creek – over a vertical drop of 6, ft (1, m. Credit LRC. Best Company steam traction engine, one of two used by Northern California Power Company for hauling heavy freight.

- Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle HAER CAL,REBLU.V,tif 4, × 5,; MB. File:Ground Floor - Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek and Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA HAER CAL,REBLU.V,1- (sheet 8. - - nod - south fork battle creek hydroelectric project.

Eagle Creek Renewable Energy owns and operates 85 hydroelectric facilities in the United States. The facilities total approximatelykilowatts of capacity and produce over billion kilowatt-hours of clean electricity each year, enough to power overhomes.Download Images of Battle creek hydroelectric system - Free for commercial use, no attribution required.

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Find Battle creek hydroelectric system images dated from NaN to NaN.The Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station is a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station located 8 miles (13 km) north of Salem in Oconee County, South 1, megawatts (1, hp) power plant is owned by Duke Energy and its last generator was commissioned in The power station generates electricity by shifting water between an upper and lower reservoir.