Georgetown Steam Plant is an iconic National Historic Landmark in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood.
The tour will include an overview of the history of a fast-growing Seattle in the early 20th century, the innovative architecture and construction of the building, and the role its builder and designer played as a pioneer of time and motion studies in America.
We will tour;
Boiler room, learn about the many interacting components and the fuel systems that fire the plant to create energy.
The Engine Room, Set against a bank of west facing windows, two monuments to innovation loom large; these are two of the only Curtis Vertical Steam Turbines left in place in the world.
Horizontal Turbine, learn how technological innovation weaves and advances throughout the steam plant
We will also learn a bit about the history of electricity.