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Generator delivery, Presque Isle, 1959

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MMN Item 15218 Item Details
Generator delivery, Presque Isle, 1959
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Description

Chase Transfer Corporation delivers diesel electric generators to Maine Public Service in Presque Isle.

These state-of-the-art "fast-start" generators, the design of which was adapted from diesel railroad engines, were started with the push of a button and were up to full output power in 90 seconds.

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