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Machinery inside Greenwich Power Station.

Machinery inside Greenwich Power Station.
Greenwich Power Station.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2560
Description: Greenwich Power Station was typical of the coal-burning stations in which most electricty was generated in the early 20th century. Here a series of vertical horizontal compound reciprocating steam turbines was used to drive the dynamos.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1920
Credit line: Greenwich Local History Library Collection.
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