Four hydroelectric and Vulcan experts - Joan and Ralph Rolfs, Laura Leimer and Milt Meleander - gave a presentation on the history of the Vulcan Hydroelectric Replica. Built in 1932 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of hydroelectricity in Appleton, this replica sits on the bank of the Fox River next to Lawe Street bridge. Learn why it was built, the dedication to make it authentic and the fight to keep this living history accessible to the public.

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The World’s First Hydroelectric Central Station Super User