PPL Montour Power Plant

Washingtonville, PA - August 27, 2012

This tour of the Montour Power Plant occurred during our regular scheduled meeting.


Outside the cooling tower at PPL Montour


Outside the coal car dumper


Inside the blade of a Catepillar 854G wheel dozer.

The dozer weighs 217,000 lbs., and has a 23 1/2 foot long blade that pushes 58 cubic yards of material.


Standing next to the wheels of a Catepillar 854G wheel dozer.

The wheels are 10 feet tall!


Looking inside the observation port at the fire inside the boiler