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Quoich Power Station

Quoich Power Station sign

OS Grid Ref: NH 10717 01186
Date opened: 1955
Date closed : Operational



Looking down to Quoich power station, from the main road above:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Photo by: Mike Ross



This set of drawings clearly shows the internal arrangements:

Quoich Power Station

Drawing: Quoich Power Station
Illustration by: Scanned by Mike Ross, from Water Power, June 1959


Looking up at Quoich power station from the tailrace into the river:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Photo by: Mike Ross



Quoich power sation is a simple box-shaped structure, attractively clad in Tarradale stone:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Photo by: Mike Ross



An archive view of Quoich power station nearing completion:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Illustration by: Scanned by Mike Ross, from Water Power, June 1959



Another archive view - the interior of the station, taken from the overhead crane:

Quoich Power Station


Photo: Quoich Power Station
Illustration by: Scanned by Mike Ross, from Water Power, June 1959


One from my archives - the set at Quoich dismantled for maintenance, taken when I was a boy; the turbine runner is out and the stator has been removed, revealing the generator rotor:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Photo by: Mike Ross


The Francis turbine runner from Quoich:

Quoich Power Station

Photo: Quoich Power Station
Photo by: Mike Ross



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