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us
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40.376064, -75.93366
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Metropolitan Edison Power Co.
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2800 Pottsville Pike
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Muhlenberg
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This Kaplan turbine is one of the first three machines to be put into service in the United States. Named for its Austrian inventor, Viktor Kaplan (1876-1934), the turbine was an outstanding innovation, operating with a high, nearly constant efficiency over a wide load range. The machine was built by S. Morgan Smith Company of York, Pennsylvania.
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Public Domain (United States Arm0
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Kaplan Turbine
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