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Magnificent Views
Pictures of High Voltage Towers

Here are the views:


Older pictures are on page 2.
Copyright note
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Groningen

Powerline near Groningen, the Netherlands. Picture by Peter Ruiter.

Osaka, Japan

Towering pylon in central Nanko,Osaka, Japan. Picture by Graeme Macdonald.

Groningen

Powerline near Groningen, the Netherlands. Picture by Peter Ruiter.

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Finland

Modern tower in Finland. Picture by George Continent.

Heerenveen, Netherlands

Powerline near Heerenveen, Friesland, the Netherlands. Picture by Arnie Berkers.

Ribble river, UK

Picture taken on the river Ribble, heading west, near Preston, in Lancashire UK by Jillos.

Ribble river, UK

Picture taken on the river Ribble, heading west, near Preston, in Lancashire UK by Jillos.

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse shaped tower in USA. Picture by Charlotte Smith.

View from Clauscentrale

380 kV line crossing river Maas between Maasbracht and Heel. Picture made from the roof of the Clauscentrale powerplant, thanks to Gerard Verkooijen.

Nancy

Powerlines north of Nancy, France. Picture by Arnie Berkers.

Riez

Powerline near Riez (Gard), France. Picture by Arnie Berkers.

East Hartford CT., USA

Tower near the Connecticut River in East Hartford CT., USA. Picture Steve Dube.

East Hartford CT., USA

Tower near the Connecticut River in East Hartford CT., USA. Picture Steve Dube.

East Hartford CT., USA

Tower near the Connecticut River in East Hartford CT., USA. Picture Steve Dube.

New Zealand

Picture from New Zealand, thanks to Graeme Macdonald, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pink Pylon Line

Powerline with the famous "Pink Pylon". Picture by David

Heerenveen

Powerlines near Heerenveen, the Netherlands. Picture by Arnie Berkers.



Com Ed monopole D

Com Ed monopole D. Picture supplied by Al Bonnyman, Fiberplanners.

Clauscentrale

Natural gas fired powerplant 'Clauscentrale' in Maasbracht, the Netherlands. Picture by Essent, thanks to Gerard Verkooijen.

Clauscentrale

Natural gas fired powerplant 'Clauscentrale' in Maasbracht, the Netherlands. Picture by Flying Camera Eindhoven, thanks to Gerard Verkooijen.

Tower type 'Donau'

Picture by H.J. Handele.

Michael on insulator

Michael: "Michael working on a HV line in south Wales UK during the summer of 1966. Looking forward to opening time. Note the lack of safety gear used in the sixty's. The wise sheep grazing in the fields below are keeping a safe distance and one eye on the strangers wearing wellington boots."More of these

Lodz, Poland

Powerline near Lodz, Poland. Picture by Michael (tino).

Germany - Czech

Picture of the powerline crossing the German-Czech Border near motorway A6 near Furth im Wald (Bavaria). The tower on the German side of the border (in front) is from another design than the three towers on the Czech side. Picture by Harald Lutz.

near Seattle

These double circuit towers carry the lines from Grand Coulee Dam to the Seattle area. The others are 525 kV and one is 230 kV. All of these are Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) lines. Picture by Steven Arnold.

Sinai, Egypt

Sinai desert, Egypt. Picture by Andre van Huizen. His website Imaginature contains beautifull nature photography.

Emmen

Combined 380 kV - 110 kV line near Emmen, the Netherlands. Picture by H.J. Handele.

Tonawanda

Pylons in Tonawanda, New York, USA. Picture by Paris Roselli.

Glastonbury festival campsite

Glastonbury festival campsite. Picture by Flash Wilson

Hydropower

Powerline in New York carrying hydro power from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. Picture by Paris Roselli.

Powerline near San Angelo

345 kV line under construction near San Angelo, Texas by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Picture by Paul Shinkawa.

Karlshagen, Germany

110 kV line running just after the crossing of the river Peene toward Karlshagen. The pylons on the photograph are typically for 110 kV lines in former Eastern Germany. Picture by Harald Lutz.

Walchensee-Kraftwerk

110 kV Line that leaves the Power-Plant "Walchensee-Kraftwerk" in Germany. Picture by Hannes Zinnbauer.

HV tower in Nepal. Picture by Ben Veerman.

Tower in Panama where the powerline crosses the Panama-canal. Picture by Ben Veerman.

Another tower in Nepal. Picture by Ben Veerman.

HV tower in Germany (Trave crossing near Luebeck) in use as cell-phone antenna. Picture by Harald Lutz.

Tower at the Elbe crossing near Stade in the north of Germany. This tower is 227 m high and carries 4 circuits designed for 380 kV. Picture by Harald Lutz.

Tower of the 220 kV line Ludwigsburg - Hoheneck to Herbertingen (Germany). This line was built in 1929 and is one of the oldest powerlines in the world. Picture by Harald Lutz.

Powerline near Lodz, Poland. Picture by Michael (tino).

380 kV powerline near Appingedam, the Netherlands. Picture by Adriaan Iden.

This powerline runs from Luebeck - Herrenwyk (Germany) to Arrie - Kruseborg (Sweden). It is a 450 kV monopolar HVDC line, which consists of a 250 km long submarine and underground cable and a 12 km lomg overhead line section (the overhead line section is in Sweden only). On the overhead line section both conductors are permanently set parallel. The earth return is performed via an underground cable. The electrodes for earth return are in the Baltic sea. Picture by Harald Lutz.

More views, part 2

To anybody visiting this site:
Please check whether you have pictures like these available for this collection. If yes, send me an email.
Before using one of the pictures elsewhere, please check the copyright note.

Arnie Berkers, 08-11-2003