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folio iconVirginia Tech Campus Views and Maps : 1931 Insurance Survey of Virginia Tech
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Title Building #83, Power House given
creator Charles Lunsford & Sons Roanoke, Virginia
role surveyor
Subject
  • Virginia Tech campus
  • faculty
  • residence
  • housing
  • power
owner dla
work type survey
work date 1931
current site CD: 05001
notes This is a fire resistive building having steel frame and brick panel walls; concrete roof on steel trusses. Outside brick stack 180 ft high, which is equipped with lighning rod. There are two 250 horse power and two 350 horse power boilers, coal fired. There is one 780 k.v.a. turbo generator; one 250 k.w. electric generator and one 120 k.w. electric generator, each driven by Steam Engine. This station is primarily used for heating, the turbo generator having ample capacity to take care of all lighting and powerloads.
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