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Eklutna Project

Power numbers

This sign adorns the gently roaring Eklutna hydroelectric plant.

The sign reads: "United States Department of Energy; Alaska Power Administration; Eklutna Project; Eklutna Lake: elevation 871.0 feet, capacity 174,798 acre-feet; Power Plant: rating 30,000 kilowatts, tailwater elev. 25 feet; Tunnel: length 4.5 miles, diameter 9 feet; Penstock: length 1375 feet, diameter 90 to 70 inches." At the bottom, the words "Visitors welcome" have been painted out.

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