Elko Lamoille Power Company

755 W Silver Street, Elko, NV

Electric generating and distribution center built in 1913

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Elko Lamoille Power Company

Photo taken by Richard Doody in November 2010

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Description 

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.

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody