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Crosscut Steam Plant, North side Salt River near Mill Avenue & Washington Street, Tempe, Maricopa County, AZ

Crosscut Steam Plant, North side Salt River near Mill Avenue & Washington Street, Tempe, Maricopa County, AZ

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The diesel plant housed unique large engines; both the diesel and steam units provided power to the cities of the Salt River Valley during WWII and the very high growth period following. The pump ditch and pond supported operation of the steam plant.
Survey number: HAER AZ-20
Building/structure dates: 1938 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1941 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Maul, David, transmitter
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Library of Congress
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