First Commercial Gas Turbine, Belle Isle, Oklahoma, 1948

General Electric Company1948

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

First commercial gas turbine, produced by General Electric, after installation at the Belle Isle power station of the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company. After the turbine was taken out of service, it was returned to GE, put on display at its Schenectady Works, and was named an American Society of Mechanical Engineers landmark.

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  • Title: First Commercial Gas Turbine, Belle Isle, Oklahoma, 1948
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1948
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Electrical apparatus; Engines; Electric Generators; Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company; General Electric Company. Gas Turbine Division;
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
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