3 Excursion to Syzran Power Plant

Excursion to Syzran Power Plant

Posted on April 8, 2012 by team



Syzran Power Plant is one of the oldest in Russia. It is located in the picturesque bend of the Syzranka river. The capacity is rather modest but it still works being a monument of history and architecture at the same time. It's nice that there are still people who are indifferent to the object.


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The plan helps to understand where and what is situated.

1. Syzran reservoir with level 37,5 m and length about 20 km.
2. Spillway part of the dam has 14 bays each 6m wide.
3. Syzran power plant represents a hydroelectric power plant of diversion type.
4. Syzran bend pretty much resembles Samara bend in miniature.
5. Saratov reservoir.
6. Diversion canal.
7. Building of the power plant.

Syzran reservoir looks beautiful in dull winter weather.

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3 Responses to “Excursion to Syzran Power Plant”

  1. David says:

    What a wonderful station, I always enjoy visiting your site!

  2. Griff says:

    Wonderful. Amazing to see this stuff still working.

  3. petrohof says:

    the coil on the desk must be a stator coil from the exciter part of the generator

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