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THE DRAGRAKE

THE DRAGRAKE
DOCUMENTED 15% to 20%  INCREASE IN PRODUCTION CLICK TO SEE VIDEO


SEE TRASHRAKES REPLACED BY THE DRAGRAKE

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Union Landfill Gas
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Welford Landfill Gas
Winfield WV
Twin Branch IN
99 Islands SC

 

LOCKHART HYDRO ELECTRICAL / CONTROLS RENOVATION

 

Removed 1920's Open Bus 5KV Switchgear. Install New Substation Breakers. New MV Wiring. New PLCs / SCADA Systems. Basler Exciter Retrofit with NFEI PLC Controls    2015

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

BRYSON CITY ELA DAM

 

Dragrake Trash Rake / Modular Trash Rack / Intake Cleaning System    2015

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CHEROKEE FALLS

 

Cherokee Falls Trashrake / Dragrake Intake Cleaning System  2014 

CLICK TO VISIT CHEROKEE FALLS  PAGE

 

COLUMBIA CANAL

 

New Switchgear / Hydraulic Controls / PLC Controls / SCADA / 4 Trashrakes / Excitation Systems / Rewire / Reconfigure Substation Utility Tie     2013

 

FLOOD 10-4-15 PHOTOS

 

UPDATE - 10-4-15 ONE THOUSAND YEAR RAINFALL EVENT. HISTORIC FLOOD BREACHED CANAL. POWERHOUSE FLOODED 15 FEET DEEP.

 

CLICK TO VISIT COLUMBIA PAGE

1896      

TODAY

 

 

UPPER PACOLET

 

Upper Pacolet Trash Rake 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

         

NFEI PARTNERED WITH KLEINSCHMIDT AND ASSOCIATES

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 DRAGRAKE TRASHRAKE

2009

 

CLICK TO VISIT PACOLET PAGE

 

PACOLET TRASHRACKS / DRAGRAKE TRASH RAKE

2008 - 2009

 

CLICK TO VISIT STEVENS CREEK PAGE

 

SCE&G STEVENS CREEK HYDRO STATION

SPRING 2007

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

 

CLICK TO VISIT PARR PAGE

SCE&G PARR HYDRO STATION

FALL 2006

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

 

CLICK TO VISIT LONDON PAGE

AEP's LONDON WEST VIRGINIA . HYDRO STATION 

6 - 20 FOOT WIDE DRAGRAKE TRASHRAKES, 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

 

 

YELLOW INDICATES ACTIVE PAGES - WHITE INDICATES FUTURE PAGES - GREEN INDICATES VISITED PAGES

THE DRAGRAKE

GENERAL INFO

SPECIFICATIONS

FABRICATION

RAKE CONTROLS

 

SEE TRASH!!

SEE GRASS!!

SEE UNUSUAL!!

 

INTAKE CLEANING SYSTEM

NOTHING ELSE CAN COMPARE!

 

>>VIDEO<<

BROADBAND

DIAL-UP

PIEDMONT 25 MEG

PIEDMONT 1 MEG

ROCKS 14 MEG ROCKS 6 MEG

SEE A DRAGRAKE RUN DRY! 14 MEG

SEE A DRAGRAKE RUN DRY! 238 K

 

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>>WORK HISTORY<<

CONTROL SYSTEMS

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KANNAPOLIS ENERGY

 

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North Fork Electric also provides owners and developers with automatic trash cleaning systems, hydraulic governor retrofits and pond level control systems.

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