The Thomas H. Allen Electric Generating Station

by P.J. McCoy,
V. Shamamian,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 23-50

Document Type: Journal Paper


Engineering problems resulting from natural site conditions and solution of important operating and building requirements; 865,500 kw capacity plant consists of three generating units with 3600 rpm, 3-cyl tandem compound triple exhaust type turbines; site selection; test borings; piling work; concrete foundation-mats; channel and harbor for coal barges; 380,000 gpm circulating cooling water from lake with siphon.

Subject Headings: Site investigation | Water circulation | Turbines | Boring | Machine foundations | Pile foundations | Ports and harbors | Barges

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