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Distribution Station No. 2

Department of Water and Power

 
 
Distribution Station No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. (Marker Number 558.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 13, 1916.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. First Electric Power Pole (approx. 0.2 miles away); York Junction (approx. 0.3 miles away); Drake House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Northeast Police Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Highland Park Ebell Club
Distribution Station No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
2. Distribution Station No. 2 Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Galco’s Soda Pop Stop (approx. 0.4 miles away); Smith House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Route 66 & Chicken Boy (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Distribution Station No. 2. 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.
This station is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 558, designated in 1992.
 
Distribution Station No. 2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
3. Distribution Station No. 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 15 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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May. 22, 2022