Diesel Centrale, Austria

Diesel Centrale, Austria

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

Visited June 2018 Austria Closed but cared for

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
Diesel Centrale, Austria – General view of the engine hall
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Two of the four vintage diesel engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Two of the four vintage diesel engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The diesel engines were coupled to electrical generators
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The diesel engines were coupled to electrical generators
Diesel Centrale, Austria - One of the generators and control panel in the background
Diesel Centrale, Austria – One of the generators and control panel in the background
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The three largest engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The three largest engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The engines were installed in the early 1900s
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The engines were installed in the early 1900s
Diesel Centrale, Austria - And were used until 1950s
Diesel Centrale, Austria – And were used until 1950s
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Side view of the diesel generator
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Side view of the diesel generator
Diesel Centrale, Austria - A later addition, this unit incorporated a larger generator
Diesel Centrale, Austria – A later addition, this unit incorporated a larger generator
Diesel Centrale, Austria - View behind the engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria – View behind the engines
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The smallest of the engines at one end of the hall
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
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Front-end view of one of the generators
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Each unit had a tachometer gauge
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Each unit had a tachometer gauge
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail of one of the tachometer gauges
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail of one of the tachometer gauges
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail with control panel behind
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail with control panel behind
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Detail of the central units
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Detail of the central units
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The marble and brass control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The marble and brass control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Gauges on the control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Gauges on the control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The room behind the control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The room behind the control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria -Status light panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria -Status light panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Control panel wiring diagram
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Control panel wiring diagram
Diesel Centrale, Austria - Tool panel in the engine hall
Diesel Centrale, Austria – Tool panel in the engine hall
Diesel Centrale, Austria - The engines and control panel
Diesel Centrale, Austria – The engines and control panel

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