Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Harrodsburg Electric Light Plant


Photo from the Armstrong Archives

Located on the corner of Chiles and Factory Streets, the Harrodsburg Electric Light Plant, shown here during the 1930s, provided the city’s electrical power before Kentucky Utilities began buying it from the Dix Dam power plant.  Stream was produced in three large boilers that operated four generators.  At first the plant produced no daytime current, only power for light at night.

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