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Distribution Station No. 2

Department of Water and Power

 
 
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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.
 
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); Route 66 & Chicken Boy (approx. half a mile away); Judson Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cawston Ostrich Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Lummis (approx. 1.3 miles away); Southwest Museum (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cathedral Oak Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); Barack Obama ‘83 (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Distribution Station No. 2. Los Angeles’ Distribution
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By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
2. Distribution Station No. 2 Marker
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.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
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By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
3. Distribution Station No. 2
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. 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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