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Folsom Powerhouse

Folsom, California
County of Sacramento.
Off Folsom Boulevard, Folsom State Recreation Area
National Register Number: 73000426
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - public works. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: CA-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 29, 1981):
In 1895, this hydroelectric generating plant sent high-voltage alternating current over long-distance lines for the first time, a major advance in the technology of electric power transmission and generation.

Selected site for proposed bridge crossing would affect visual qualities of Landmark.

Recommendation/Change since last report:
Not aware of any actions warrented at this time.


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