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Distribution Station No. 2

Department of Water and Power

 
 
Distribution Station No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
1. Distribution Station No. 2 Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating 50 years of power service to the citizens of Los Angeles beginning November 13, 1916 from this distributing station.
 
Erected 1966 by Dept. of Water & Power, City of Los Angeles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 34° 6.834′ N, 118° 11.383′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ave 61 and Monte Vista Street, on the right when traveling north on North Ave 61. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 N Ave 61, Los Angeles CA 90042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Electric Power Pole (approx. 0.2 miles away); York Junction (approx. 0.3 miles away); Route 66 & Chicken Boy (approx. half a mile away); Judson Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cawston Ostrich Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Church of the Angels (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hiner House and Sousa Nook (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Lummis (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Distribution Station No. 2.
Distribution Station No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
2. Distribution Station No. 2 Marker
Los Angeles’ Distribution Stations receive power, at 34,500 volts, from larger Receiving Stations. The power is stepped-down to 4,800 volts and distributed to nearby neighborhoods.
 
Distribution Station No. 2 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
3. Distribution Station No. 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 5, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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