We're in the access space over one
of the giant pipes that carries water from the intake
towers to the downstream side - only a fraction of the
water is used for power generation. The force of the water
makes everything shake and is very loud. The pipe passing
beneath this bridge is about 30 feet in diameter.
galleries down each side of the dam contain an array of
hydroelectric generators. You can get a feel for the size
based on the scale of the staircase. Also notice the overhead
crane system for maintenance.
133 megawatts apiece. Zow!