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Haddam Neck Nuclear Power Plant, Turbine Building , 362 Injun Hollow Road, Haddam, Middlesex County, CT

Haddam Neck Nuclear Power Plant, Turbine Building , 362 Injun Hollow Road, Haddam, Middlesex County, CT

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Summary

This documentation also includes the 345-kilovolt transformers and the Terry Turbine Building (HAER CT-185-E).
Significance: The Haddam Neck Nuclear Power Plant was one of the earliest commercial scale nuclear power stations in the United States, and was eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Its function was to generate electricity using steam generated in the reactor. Equipment design was typical of contemporary choices in nuclear-fueled turbines and generators, and had turbine and condenser problems common to plants of this vintage.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1362
Survey number: HAER CT-185-C
Building/structure dates: 1964-1966 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1978 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1979-1982 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1986-1987 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: before 2012 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company
Westinghouse Electric Company
Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation
Utility Power Corporation and Kraftwerk Union AG
Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company, sponsor
Raber, Michael S., project manager
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Haddam (Conn.)41.48258, -72.48981
Google Map of 41.482577, -72.489807
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