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Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building

The Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building is a historic industrial building in Tonopah, Nevada. It played a crucial role in the region’s early electrical infrastructure.

Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building

Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building Overview

Constructed in 1905, this building was pivotal in providing electricity to Tonopah and surrounding mine operations.

National Register Number

NRHP Reference No. 82003237

Year Established/Founded

1905

Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building History

This building was used by the Nevada-California Power Company, which was later absorbed by Southern California Edison. It was significant for its architectural detailing that reflected its importance to the community.

Timeline

Unknown at this time.

County

Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

GPS Coordinates

38°04′09″N 117°14′13″W

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Location

Located at the corner of Knapp and Cutting Streets in Tonopah, Nevada.

The Nevada-California Power Company Substation and Auxiliary Power Building stands as a testament to the early development of electrical infrastructure in Nevada, marking a significant period in the state’s industrial history.

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