Transformer House (1909)

Transformer House (1909) (HMZ5H)

Location: Bath, ME 04530 Sagadahoc County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 53.689', W 69° 49.007'

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The Percy & Small shipyard was electrified from its establishment in 1896. In 1909, the Sagadahoc Power & Light Company began delivering higher-voltage power to the shipyard on a separate industrial line. The transformer stepped down the voltage to match the capacity of shipyard motors. Once this system was set up, residents of Bath's south end no longer saw their lights dimming when Percy & Small's mill came on line in the mornings!

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In December 1909, the newly-built transformer house can be seen at left, just under the bows of the huge 6-masted schooner Wyoming.
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HM NumberHMZ5H
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Placed ByMaine Maritime Museum
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 434399 N 4860514
Decimal Degrees43.89481667, -69.81678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 53.689', W 69° 49.007'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 53' 41.34" N, 69° 49' 0.42" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255 Washington St, Bath ME 04530, US
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