Elko Lamoille Power Company

755 W Silver Street, Elko, NV

Electric generating and distribution center built in 1913


Elko Lamoille Power Company

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 2010



The Elko Lamoille Power Company began construction of a hydroelectric power plant in 1913. The company began Direct Current service in Elko that same year before switching to Alternating Current in 1915. Nevada Energy decommissioned the Silver Street plant beginning in 2008 with the removal of 5 of 6 diesel generators.

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  • May 13, 2018: Added by Richard Doody


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