Stator of a 100,000-kilowatt GE Turbine-Generator, 1947
Image #21.032, Science Service Historical Image Collection
National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution
Copyright, Smithsonian Institution

Original Science Service Caption:
"A piece of electric apparatus weighing approximately 185 tons, heaviest ever to be shipped in one piece from a General Electric plant, is shown here being loaded aboard a special railroad car for shipment from Schenectady, N.Y., to a New Jersey utility's power-generation station. This unit is the generator stator of a 100,000-kilowatt turbine-generator set, which soon will produce enough power to meet the requirements of a city of 200,000 population."

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