Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Power Plant

Description


The Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Powerplant, also known as the Bridal Veil Powerhouse, is located next to Bridal Veil Falls on a 4,900-foot (1,500 m) cliff overlooking Telluride, Colorado. It was built to power the Smuggler-Union Mine 2,000 feet (610 m) below in 1907, providing the first alternating current used for industrial purposes in the United States. It operated in its original configuration until 1953, serving the Idarado Mining Company. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Silverton (Colorado)
  2. Mountain Village (Colorado)
  3. Ophir (Colorado)
  4. Sawpit
  5. Telluride
  6. Telluride, Colorado

Natural Heritage / Forests and woodlands

  1. Bosque Nacional Uncompahgre

Hot Springs

  1. Ouray, Colorado

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments / clock towers

  1. Ouray City Hall and Walsh Library

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments

  1. Smuggler-Union Hydroelectric Power Plant

Geography

  1. San Miguel River (Colorado)
  2. Imogene Pass

what to see / tourism / Tourist sites and attractions

  1. Bridal Veil Falls (Telluride)

Hamlets, villages and towns / Ghost Towns

  1. Ironton, Colorado

Other interest places

  1. Red Mountain (Ouray County, Colorado)

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