Power Delivery

Seattle City Light owns and maintains a network of in-city facilities, substations, and power lines that supplies low-priced electricity to Seattle residences and businesses.

Power Delivery: Substations

substation tower North Substation
South Substation Steel Tower, 1938 North Substation, 1926
West Seattle Substation Yesler Substation
West Seattle Substation, 1927 Yesler Substation, 1952

 

substation switchboard

Yesler Substation Battery Room Switchboard, 1930

 

Power Delivery: Control Center

power control center power control center
Power Control Center, Interior, 1968 Power Control Center, Exterior, 1968

 

Power Delivery: Transmission

26,000 volt cutover light poles and power lines
26,000 Volt Cutover Western Ave and Wall St, 1927 Light Poles and Power Lines, 1934

 

underground wires

City Light Underground, 1952

 

Power Delivery: Public Services

streetlights light pole raising
Street Lights, Construction Division, 1950 City Light Pole Raising Operation Ford Motors Assembly Plant, 1931

 

Power Delivery: Residential

worker connecting meter meter reader
Worker connecting City Light meter and disconnecting private company's meter, ND Meter Reader, 1939

Power Delivery: Facilities

City Light warehouse line trucks at warehouse
City Light Warehouse, Fourth Ave South, 1928 Line Trucks at Warehouse, 1940

 

Power Delivery: Equipment

insulator South Service Center
Insulator for Three-E Switch, City Light South Substation, 1927 City Light, South Service Center, 2007

 

Power Delivery: Maintenance & Repair

construction trucks line workers
Construction Trucks at 600 Broadway, 1949 Line workers at substation, 2004

 

City Light crew at work

City Light Crew and Bucket Truck Repairing Wind Storm Damaged Lines, 2006