Large Apparatus Repair Shop – Crossroads (Southern California Edison)

Huell visits Edison’s Large Apparatus Repair Shop (LARS) in Westminster and interviews shop manager Steve Mitchell. LARS was specifically designed to facilitate the repair of bulky substation transformers, generator turbines and large electrical equipment weighing up to 250 tons. LARS not only provided efficient large and heavy equipment maintenance it also had high voltage test capabilities to insure electrical integrity of high voltage equipment. Unfortunately, LARS is no longer in operation. (1989)