• Caldeirão Dam: water intake tower for hydraulic circuit

  • Alto Rabagão power station: busbar shaft (view from the machine hall)

  • Pocinho power station: dam discharge gallery

  • Pocinho power station: dam discharge gallery

  • Miranda power station: watertight bulkhead door leading to the return- gate chamber

  • Bemposta power station: circular dam gallery

  • Bemposta power station: circular dam gallery

  • Bemposta power station: access gallery to the dam

  • Miranda power station: machine hall

  • Frades power station: GIS substation (gas insulated substation or switchgear)

  • Picote power station: emergency diesel generating set

  • Pocinho power station: cooling water filtering system (1st level) of a generating set

  • Alto Lindoso power station: instrument transformer cell in the busbar gallery (alternating-current generator floor)

  • Picote power station: busbar gallery (15kV busbars)

  • Lifting bolt used to disassemble the generating sets, 1Kg, 40x220 mm

  • Lindoso power station: control room (frontal view)

  • Castelo de Bode power station: old control room (frontal view)

  • Alto Lindoso power station: control room (frontal view)

  • Alto Rabagão power station: waiting room

  • 56mm-open end spanner, with various uses for turbine equipment, 1Kg, length 380mm

  • Raiva power station: hydropower panel in the control room

  • Alqueva power station: DC switchboards

  • Miranda power station: DC switchboards

  • Tool—hex box spanner—used to disassemble the turbine, 8 kgs, 80 mm, length 380mm

  • Bemposta power station: cable room—distribution frame for different control, protection and signalization circuits

  • Picote power station: chronological event recorder interface cabinet

  • Tool—hex box spanner—used to disassemble the generating sets, 1Kg, 50mm, length 290mm

  • Vila Nova power station: battery room (emergency generating set)

  • Tool for testing turbine aeration valves, 2 Kg, 240 x 240 mm

  • Vila Nova power station: cable room (detail)

  • Miranda power station: office

  • Alto Rabagão power station: meeting room

  • Miranda power station: control room (detail)

  • Cable with steel band and earth network 2 x 1.5 mm

  • Bemposta power station: control room (side view)

  • Vila Nova power station: auxiliary generating set control panel

  • Miranda power station: control desk for generating set 4 located in control room

  • Aguieira power station: local control panel, fault signalling unit

  • Fratel power station: machine hall

  • Bemposta power station: machine hall

  • Screw for lifting the cover off the distributor ring, 15 Kg, 66x660 mm

  • Threaded socket, used to join suspension shafts in the return gates of the generating sets, 15 kg, 355x100 mm

  • Picote power station: 1st floor landing stage of the control building

  • Vila Nova power station: chart for scheduling the periodic maintenance of the generating sets

  • Picote power station: chart for scheduling the periodic maintenance of the generating sets

  • Belver power station: access corridor to the control room

  • Bemposta power station: distribution frame located in the cable room

  • Support chock, used when dismantling the servomotors of the generating sets, 5Kg, 500x100x100mm

  • Custom-tool, used for assembling the magnetic poles of the alternator rotor, 5 kg, 190x160 mm

  • Valeira power station: machine hall

  • Vila Nova power station: machine hall

  • Miranda power station: cable gallery

  • Cabril power station: cable gallery during the renovation of the plant

  • Alto Lindoso power station: ball valve gallery

  • Vila Nova power station: cooling unit control panel

  • Vila Nova power station: inlet valve and braking system control panel

  • Picote power station: control room (side view)

  • Vila Nova power station: old control room (frontal view)

  • Vila Nova power station: old control room (side view)

  • Alto Rabagão power station: access corridor to the busbar shaft

  • Aguieira power station: 12kV monoblock unit, entrance door to oil analysis room

  • Alqueva Dam: view of the Alqueva reservoir

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The Time Machine, 2011
Caldeirão Dam: water intake tower for hydraulic circuit