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The Capitol Power Plant
The Capitol Power Plant

The Capitol Power Plant is power plant which provides steam, and cooled water for the United States Capitol and other buildings in the Capitol Complex. The plant has been serving the Capitol since 1910 and is under the administration of the Architect of the Capitol (see 2 U.S.C. § 2162) The power plant was constructed under the terms of an act of Congress passed on 28 April 1904. Image File history File links CapitolPowerPlant. ... Image File history File links CapitolPowerPlant. ... A power station (also power plant) is a facility for the generation of electric power. ... In physical chemistry, and in engineering, steam refers to vaporized water. ... United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the US capitol building, that serves as home for Congress, the legislative branch of the United States federal government. ... Aerial view of the United States Capitol Complex from the northweat The United States Capitol Complex is group of about a dozen buildings and facilities in Washington D.C. that are used by the Federal government of the United States. ... United States Capitol The Architect of the Capitol is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of the United States Capitol Complex, which includes the Capitol, the congressional office buildings, the Library of Congress buildings, the United States Supreme Court building, the United States... The United States Code (U.S.C.) is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal Law of the United States. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


References

  • Capitol Complex Overview via the Architect of the Capitol
  • 2 U.S.C. § 2162, Statute for the Capitol Power Plant via the Cornell Law School
United States Capitol Complex
  United States Capitol
House: Cannon | Ford | Longworth | O'Neill | Rayburn
Senate: Dirksen | Hart | Russell
Library of Congress: John Adams Building | Thomas Jefferson Building | James Madison Memorial Building
Others: Botanic Garden | Capitol Power Plant | Supreme Court | Capitol Visitor Center

GLP! woohoo The United States Code (U.S.C.) is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal Law of the United States. ... Aerial view of the United States Capitol Complex from the northweat The United States Capitol Complex is group of about a dozen buildings and facilities in Washington D.C. that are used by the Federal government of the United States. ... United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the US capitol building, that serves as home for Congress, the legislative branch of the United States federal government. ... The Cannon House Office Building, completed in 1908, is the oldest congressional office building as well as a significant example of the Beaux Arts style of architecture. ... The Ford House Office Building is one of the four office buildings containing U.S. House of Representatives staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. It is the only House Office Building that is not connected underground to either one of the other office buildings or to the Capitol itself. ... The Longworth House Office Building The Longworth House Office Building (LHOB) is one of three office buildings used by the United States House of Representatives. ... The Rayburn House Office Building (RHOB), named after former Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn, is located between South Capitol Street and First Street in Southwest Washington, D.C. The newest of three U.S. House of Representatives office buildings, the Rayburn House Office Building was completed in early 1965... This Washington, DC congressional office building is named for former Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen (R-IL). ... Located on Constitution Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE The Hart Senate Office Building, the third U.S. Senate office building, was built in the 1970s. ... This photograph, taken from southwest of the building, shows the main entrance along Constitution Avenue, N.E. The Russell Senate Office Building (built 1903-1908) is the oldest of the United States Senate office buildings as well as a significant example of the Beaux Arts style of architecture. ... The John Adams Building of the Library of Congress The John Adams Building is one of three library buildings of the Library of Congress in the United States. ... The Thomas Jefferson Building at the Library of Congress The oldest of the three United States Library of Congress buildings, the Thomas Jefferson Building opened in 1897. ... The James Madison Memorial Building The James Madison Memorial Building is one of three buildings that make up the Library of Congress and is part of the United States Capitol Complex. ... The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a botanic garden run by the Congress of the United States. ... The Supreme Court building is the seat of the Supreme Court of the United States. ...


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