'Step-up' transformer from Battersea Power Station

Made:
1932 in England
maker:
Lodge-Cottrell Limited

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Step-up transformer, oil immersed single-phase, 363 volts/100 KV, by Lodge-Cottrell Limited, Birmingham, 1932.

This transformer was used at Battersea Power Station. It was donated by the British Electricity Authority in 1953, who had taken over Battersea Power Station from the London Power Company. In 1953 the second phase of Battersea Power Station (Battersea B Power Station) was nearly complete.

Details

Category:
Electricity Supply
Object Number:
1953-275
Materials:
copper, metal and paint
Measurements:
overall: 588 kg
overall (estimate): 1810 mm x 1000 mm x 725 mm, ,
type:
step-up transformers
credit:
British Electricity Authority