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Pump Station Lights

OV15 area light and indicators. The area light is not a dayburner, but is turned on manualy with a switch for work at night. The indicators are :green indicates power is on and available to the pumps (2). Amber indicates one or both pumps are running.

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Album name:rlshieldjr / Streetlights
Rating (1 votes):55555
Wattage:250 MV area light. 69A21TS for indicators
Filesize:11 KiB
Date added:Jun 19, 2010
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mercuryvaporrocks   [Aug 07, 2010 at 12:18 AM]

Silverliner14B   [Aug 07, 2010 at 08:15 AM]
I know where this light is its next to I-10 in eastern Los Angeles County. Somewhere in the West Covina area.

rlshieldjr   [Aug 26, 2010 at 07:34 PM]
This is where Lark Ellen crosses under the 10 fwy. On the western corner across the street is an old Thunderbolt siren no longer used.

Form109   [Aug 26, 2010 at 10:55 PM]
rlshieldjr do you know if that Thunderbolt is a 1000,1000T or 1003 Model?

rlshieldjr   [Aug 27, 2010 at 04:04 AM]
I am not familiar with sirens, other than what I have learned from those more in the know. I will post a pic, if I can find a light near it and on Flickr.

gailgrove   [Aug 27, 2010 at 12:12 PM]
I was able to find them on street view Very Happy

streetlight98   [May 12, 2013 at 12:29 AM]
was this already running or was it switched on for the pic? Smile

rlshieldjr   [May 25, 2013 at 10:12 PM]
@ Mike, The MV was turned on for testing and the amber running light was on during a pump run. These stations are inspected regularly to find problems to prevent flooding of underpasses. They also have a 480V input jack to plug in a generator in case of a power outage.

streetlight98   [May 25, 2013 at 10:34 PM]
flooding? waht are these pumps for? Also is that some ash on the pole where the bracket bolts on? It's a little black...

rlshieldjr   [Jun 10, 2013 at 12:13 AM]
@Mike - The pump station pumps rain water from an freeway underpass that goes below the normal drainage level. There is a storage tank under the street to hold sudden surges of water so it can be pumped out. We make regular inspections to prevent failures in the event of a rain storm. The ash look is probably just dust or Diesel soot and tire rubber dust that has accumulated over the years.

streetlight98   [Jun 10, 2013 at 02:54 AM]
ahh cool. so the pump is to preveny flash flooding on the roadway?

rlshieldjr   [May 18, 2019 at 09:48 PM]
They are wanting to LEDize the pump station lights, most likely with LED paddles. I'm going to try to save it and replace with a more modern fixture.

ZarlogH46   [May 26, 2019 at 03:23 AM]
Other than instant on and no restrike time I really can't seen any advantages of upgrading to LED.

Mike   [May 27, 2019 at 03:12 PM]
Same. If it's not used nightly the energy savings will be minimal and so will the return on investment.

rlshieldjr   [Jun 10, 2019 at 03:13 AM]
That is the reason, instant start and restart

rlshieldjr   [Jun 21, 2019 at 11:04 PM]
I got the OV15 !!! Very Happy

Form109   [Jun 22, 2019 at 03:15 AM]
Great news!!! Very Happy

traffic light1   [Jul 02, 2019 at 12:11 AM]
traffic light1
Sad to see it go

traffic light1   [Jul 02, 2019 at 02:56 AM]
traffic light1
What type of LED fixtures ?

rlshieldjr   [Nov 09, 2019 at 02:11 AM]
I also got 2 M250 from other pump stations. I gave one to Dave D

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