Caddo Creek Power System

Intro
To keep everyone .. including me .. from getting confused, I am moving the Caddo Creek Dam thread to a sub-thread so I can create another thread on the Turbine as a ‘sister’ thread. That way they will both appear under this overall Caddo Creek Power System thread.

Caddo Creek Dam

The Idea Safe Harbor Statement: This was/is done for fun. I’m not by any means an engineer – in fact I was a CDAT in the Army (Computerized Dumb A$$ Tanker). I figure if I can violate reality so that … Continue reading

Piping

Overview Once the coal has been coked they would quinch it to stop the process .. this required a hose connection at each oven. So … need to run pipe from the pump house to the coke oven .. ‘sorta … Continue reading

HVCC Pump House

The Genesis The following is from “Surface arrangement at bituminous mines” Copyright 1907 – “The coke puller requires from 3/4 to 1 hour to water down an oven and from 500 to 800 gallons of water …” – which requires … Continue reading

Turbine

Design and Re-Design There was a very good discussion on the design of a turbine in a thread on the Railroad-Line forum back in 2011. You can find it here – The Caddo Creek Dam – I may repeat .. … Continue reading


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