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    THE DRAGRAKE

    INTAKE CLEANING SYSTEM

    - DOCUMENTED 15% to 20%

     INCREASE IN PLANT PRODUCTION! -

    RAKES REPLACED BY THE DRAGRAKE

    CONTROL SYSTEMS

    Custom designed control systems featuring off the self standard components, simple easy to service, non-proprietary systems. Complete plant automation, protection and remote monitoring.

     

     

    PROJECTS

    CLICK ON PICTURES BELOW TO ENTER SITE WEB PAGE

    INSTALLATIONS

    Apalache SC
    Boyd's Mill SC
    Buck VA
    Blewett NC

    Bryson NC
    Bynum NC
    Byllesby VA
    Celenese Acetate

    Cherokee Falls SC
    Cliffside SC
    Clifton SC

    Columbia SC
    Coneross SC
    Cresent MASS
    Eagle & Phenix GA
    Eastman Kodak SC
    Elba AL

    Fieldcrest Mills
    Fries VA

    Henry River NC
    High Shoals NC
    Holidays Bridge SC
    Idols NC

    Jordan Dam NC
    Lake Junaluska NC
    Lake Upchurch NC
    Laurel Creek NC
    Lockhart SC
    London WV
    Long Shoals NC
    Lower Lachute NY

    Lower Pacolet SC
    Lower Pelzer SC
    Mamquam BC
    Marmet WV
    Marshall NC

    Millersville NC
    Milstead GA
    Missisquoi
    NC Finishing NC

    Spencer H2O plant NC
    Neal Shoals SC
    Niagara VA
    Parr SC
    Piedmont SC
    Reusens VA
    Rocky Creek
    Rockingham NC
    Saluda SC
    Sharps Falls
    Spencer Mt NC

    Steven's Creek
    Stice Shoals NC
    Tahoma NC
    Turner Shoals SC
    Upper Lachute NY
    Victory Mills NY
    Wards Mill NC
    Ware Shoals SC

    Winfield WV
    Woodside 1 SC
    Woodside 2 SC

    Upper Pacolet SC
    Upper Pelzer SC
    Winfield WV
    Twin Branch IN
    99 Islands SC

     

     

    CHEROKEE FALLS

     

    CHEROKEE FALLS DRAGRAKE INTAKE CLEANING SYSTEM  2014 

    CLICK TO VISIT CHEROKEE FALLS  PAGE

     

    COLUMBIA CANAL

     

    NEW SWITCHGEAR / HYDRAULIC CONTROLS / PLC CONTROLS / SCADA / 4 DRAGRAKES / EXCITATION SYSTEMS / REWIRE / RECONFIGURE SUBSTATION  2013

     

    CLICK TO VISIT COLUMBIA PAGE

    1896      

    TODAY

     

     

    UPPER PACOLET

     

    UPPER PACOLET DRAGRAKE INTAKE CLEANING SYSTEM  2013

    CLICK TO VISIT UPPER PACOLET  PAGE

                            

     

     

     

    JORDAN HYDRO

    North Fork Electric Inc. was awarded the US Army Corps of Engineer's Commander's Coin for its work at Jordan Dam. 

    Presented to NFEI by Colonel Steven A. Baker, Commander, Wilmington District

             

     

    JORDAN DAM HYDRO INSTALLATION PAGES 2011-2013 

    JAN/FEB  GSU CONTAINMENT / TOWER BOOTH / TOWER DEMOLITION

    3-21/28-11 UNDERWATER CONCRETE CUTTING / GSU PLATE

    4-25-11 GSU  / TRASHRACK SUPPORT STEEL / E BEAM INSTALLATION

    5-2-11 TRASHRACK INSTALL /  LOWER PLATFORM

    6-20-11 90-TON CRANE SETUP / UPPER PLATFORM INSTALL

    7-11/18-11 MODULE 1 HEADGATE INSTALLATION

    8-8-11 MODULE 1 LIFT CARRIAGE INSTALLATION

    8-15/22-11 MODULE 1 LIFT CARRIAGE INSTALLATION

    8-29-11 MODULE 1 SLOT  INSTALLATION

    9-19/10-3-11 MODULE 1 TURBINE  INSTALLATION

    10-10-11 MODULE 1 TURBINE / FLUME  INSTALLATION

    10-17/24-11 MODULE 1 FLUME / INTAKE / GEN FLOOR / BOOTH INSTALLATION

    10-31-11 COMPLETE EAST MODULE INSTALLATION / LOWERED TO BOTTOM

    11-7/11-14 -11 UMBILICAL INSTALL / GENERATOR INSTALL

    11-21/11-28 -11 GENERATOR BEARINGS INSTALL

    12-5-11 / 1-2 -12 EAST MODULE START-UP

    FEBRUARY - JULY 2012 WEST MODULE INSTALLATION

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    FEB - JUNE 2012  MODULE 2  INSTALLATION

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    10-10-11 MODULE 1 TURBINE / FLUME  INSTALLATION

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    9-19/10-3-11 MODULE 1 TURBINE  INSTALLATION

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    7-11/18-11 MODULE 1 HEADGATE INSTALLATION

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    6-20-11 90-TON CRANE SETUP / UPPER PLATFORM INSTALL

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    5-2-11 TRASHRACK INSTALL /  LOWER PLATFORM

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    4-25-11 GSU  / TRASHRACK SUPPORT STEEL / E BEAM INSTALLATION

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    3-21/28-11 UNDERWATER CONCRETE CUTTING / GSU PLATE

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT JORDAN PAGE

     

    JORDAN DAM HYDRO

    FABRICATION

    2008-2010

     

    CLICK TO VISIT LOCKHART PAGE

     

    LOCKHART CANAL GATES

    2008-2009

     

    CLICK TO VISIT PACOLET PAGE

     

    PACOLET TRASHGATE

    2009

     

    CLICK TO VISIT PACOLET PAGE

     

    PACOLET TRASHRACKS

    2008 - 2009

     

    CLICK TO VISIT STEVENS CREEK PAGE

     

    SCE&G STEVENS CREEK HYDRO STATION

    SPRING 2007

    8 - 27 FEET WIDE DRAGRAKES, 30 FEET DEEP TRASHRACKS / HEADGATE HOIST. 

     

    CLICK TO VISIT PARR PAGE

    SCE&G PARR HYDRO STATION

    FALL 2006

    6 - 25 FEET WIDE DRAGRAKES, 30 FEET DEEP TRASHRACKS / HEADGATE HOIST.

     

    CLICK TO VISIT LONDON PAGE

    AEP's LONDON WEST VIRGINIA . HYDRO STATION 

    6 - 20 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 25 FOOT DEEP VERTICAL TRASHRACKS

    FALL 2004

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT 99 ISLANDS PAGE

     

    DUKE POWER COMPANY's 99 ISLANDS SOUTH CAROLINA HYDRO STATION 

    CLICK ABOVE TO SEE PAGE 2 - COMPLETED DRAGRAKES / 6 HEADGATE INSTALLATION

    FALL 2005 - 2006

     

    CLICK TO VISIT 99 ISLANDS PAGE

     

    DUKE POWER COMPANY's 99 ISLANDS SOUTH CAROLINA HYDRO STATION 

    TWIN HEADGATE REPLACEMENT FOR AN EXISTING WOODEN TIMBER HEADGATE

    PROTOTYPE GATE INSTALLATION

    FALL 2004

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT ROCKY CREEK PAGE

     

    DUKE POWER COMPANY's ROCKY CREEK SOUTH CAROLINA HYDRO STATION 

    4 REPLACEMENT HEADGATES

    FALL  2006

     

    CLICK TO VISIT MARMET PAGE

     

    AEP's MARMET  WEST VIRGINIA . HYDRO STATION 

    6 - 20 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 25 FOOT DEEP VERTICAL TRASHRACKS

    SUMMER  2006

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT WINFIELD PAGE

     

    AEP's WINFIELD WEST VIRGINIA . HYDRO STATION 

    6 - 20 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 25 FOOT DEEP VERTICAL TRASHRACKS

    FALL 2003

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT CHD PAGE

     

    CANADIAN HYDRO DEVELOPERS MAMQUAM HYDRO PLANT

    FALL  2005

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT BYLLESBY PAGE

     

    AEP's BYLLESBY VIRGINIA  HYDRO STATION 

    4 - 43 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 47 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT BUCK PAGE

     

    AEP's BUCK VIRGINIA  HYDRO STATION 

    3 - 43 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 37 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT MARSHAL PAGE

     

    ATLAS POLAR™ REMOVAL

    DRAGRAKE INSTALLATION

    MARSHAL NORTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT NIAGARA PAGE

     

    AEP's NIAGARA VIRGINIA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT FRIES PAGE

     

    ENEL's FRIES VIRGINIA  HYDRO STATION 

    3 - 30 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 35 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

     

    CLICK TO VISIT PIEDMONT PAGE

     

    ENEL's PIEDMONT SOUTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 35 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT KODAK PAGE

     

    EASTMAN KODAK SOUTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 30 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 75 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT VICTORY MILLS PAGE

     

    VICTORY MILLS NEW YORK  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 12 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKE, 20 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT UPPER PELZER PAGE

     

    UPPER PELZER SOUTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKE, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT LOWER PELZER PAGE

     

    LOWER PELZER SOUTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKE, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

    CLICK TO VISIT LOCKHART PAGE

     

    LOCKHART POWER SOUTH CAROLINA  HYDRO STATION 

    1 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKE, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

     

    UPPER AND LOWER LACHUTE NEW YORK  HYDRO STATION 

    2 - 40 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKES, 30 FOOT DEEP TRASHRACKS

     

                            

     

     

     

    CUSTOMERS

    AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER

    DUKE POWER COMPANY

    SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC AND GAS

    PROGRESS ENERGY

    LOCKHART POWER

    KANNAPOLIS ENERGY PARTNERS, LLC

    ENEL NORTH AMERICA (CHI)

    PEREGRINE ENERGY LLC

    CANADIAN HYDRO DEVELOPERS

    LAKE TAHOMA ASSOC.

    CW WRIGHT CONSTRUCTION

    EASTMAN KODAK

    NORTHBROOK CAROLINA HYDRO

    CITY OF LEXINGTON WATER WORKS

     

     

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    THE DRAGRAKE

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    INSTALLATIONS

    Apalache SC
    Boyd's Mill SC
    Buck VA
    Blewett NC

    Bryson NC
    Bynum NC
    Byllesby VA
    Celenese Acetate

    Cherokee Falls SC
    Cliffside SC
    Clifton SC

    Columbia SC
    Coneross SC
    Cresent MASS
    Eagle & Phenix GA
    Eastman Kodak SC
    Elba AL

    Fieldcrest Mills
    Fries VA

    Henry River NC
    High Shoals NC
    Holidays Bridge SC
    Idols NC

    Jordan Dam NC
    Lake Junaluska NC
    Lake Upchurch NC
    Laurel Creek NC
    Lockhart SC
    London WV
    Long Shoals NC
    Lower Lachute NY

    Lower Pacolet SC
    Lower Pelzer SC
    Mamquam BC
    Marmet WV
    Marshall NC

    Millersville NC
    Milstead GA
    Missisquoi
    NC Finishing NC
    Neal Shoals SC
    Niagara VA
    Parr SC
    Piedmont SC
    Reusens VA
    Rocky Creek
    Rockingham NC
    Saluda SC
    Sharps Falls
    Spencer Mt NC

    Steven's Creek
    Stice Shoals NC
    Tahoma NC
    Turner Shoals SC
    Upper Lachute NY
    Victory Mills NY
    Wards Mill NC
    Ware Shoals SC

    Winfield WV
    Woodside 1 SC
    Woodside 2 SC

    Upper Pacolet SC
    Upper Pelzer SC
    Winfield WV
    Twin Branch IN
    99 Islands SC

    INTAKE CLEANING SYSTEM

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    ROCKS 14 MEG ROCKS 6 MEG

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    CONTROL SYSTEMS

    CONTROLS BY SITE

    LOCKHART

    BUCK HYDRO

    BYLLESBY

    REUSENS

    NCF

    LAKE JUNALUSKA

    LOWER PELZER

    UPPER PELZER

    PIEDMONT

    LAUREL CREEK

    KANNAPOLIS ENERGY

     

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