Diesel Centrale, Austria

A well preserved power station in Austria, housing four vintage diesel-powered generating engines.

Diesel Centrale, Austria
 

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The Diesel Centrale was the central plant station of an industrial complex in Austria. Housing four diesel powered engines, the plant opened in the early 1900s and was used until the 1950s.

Diesel Centrale, Austria - General view of the engine hall

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – General view of the engine hall

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Two of the four vintage diesel engines

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Two of the four vintage diesel engines

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The diesel engines were coupled to electrical generators

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The diesel engines were coupled to electrical generators

Diesel Centrale, Austria - One of the generators and control panel in the background

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – One of the generators and control panel in the background

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The three largest engines

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The three largest engines

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The engines were installed in the early 1900s

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The engines were installed in the early 1900s

Diesel Centrale, Austria - And were used until 1950s

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – And were used until 1950s

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Side view of the diesel generator

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Side view of the diesel generator

Diesel Centrale, Austria - A later addition, this unit incorporated a larger generator

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – A later addition, this unit incorporated a larger generator

Diesel Centrale, Austria - View behind the engines

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – View behind the engines

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The smallest of the engines at one end of the hall

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The smallest of the engines at one end of the hall

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Front-end view of one of the generators

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Front-end view of one of the generators

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Each unit had a tachometer gauge

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Each unit had a tachometer gauge

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail of one of the tachometer gauges

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail of one of the tachometer gauges

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail with control panel behind

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail with control panel behind

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail of the central units

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail of the central units

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The marble and brass control panel

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The marble and brass control panel

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Gauges on the control panel

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Gauges on the control panel

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The room behind the control panel

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The room behind the control panel

Diesel Centrale, Austria -Status light panel

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Diesel Centrale, Austria -Status light panel

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Control panel wiring diagram

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Control panel wiring diagram

Diesel Centrale, Austria - Tool panel in the engine hall

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – Tool panel in the engine hall

Diesel Centrale, Austria - The engines and control panel

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Diesel Centrale, Austria – The engines and control panel

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