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Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek & Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA

Battle Creek Hydroelectric System, Battle Creek & Tributaries, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA



Significance: The Battle Creek hydroelectric system was a typical turn-of-the-century California hydroelectric system, characterized by high head plants, the use of the impulse wheel as a prime mover, and long water gathering networks. / 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 1901 and 1911 by the Northern California Power Company and its predecessor, the Keswick Electric Power Company.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-2
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1427
Survey number: HAER CA-2
Building/structure dates: 1901- 1911 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1982 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1926 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1923 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1930 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1959 Subsequent Work



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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
Mt. Lassen Water and Power Company
Strutt, J H
Coleman, Edward C
Van Norden, Rudolph W
Pacific Gas and Electric, sponsor
Lankton, Larry D, project manager
Reynolds, Terry S, project manager
Bowie, John R, project manager




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