Heating and Power Plant-North (West Lafayette, Ind.)
- Existence: 1925 - 2014
The North Power Plant was built in 1925 in order to meet the growing needs of the university. It supplied the university's buildings with light and power in the most economically responsible way. A fire occurred in 1932 and a lightning strike damaged the chimney in 1938. The building also went through multiple renovations and expansions.
CitationHeating and Power Plant-North. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Access September 16, 2019. http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/campus/buildings/245
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Heating and Power Plant records
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 61, Placement: 08
Identifier: UA 139
Scope and Contents The Heating and Power Plant records contain one 1925 article describing the new power plant constructed at Purdue to meet the growing needs of the university.