Indianapolis Power & Light Company generating plant

Description: This Indianapolis Power & Light Company plant, also known as the Perry K Plant, was built in 1893 on Kentucky Avenue near its itersection with West Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. The plant was used for street and commercial lighting and, later, for steam heating of local businesses. In the 1930s, the Kentucky Street plant and nearby Washington Street plants were renamed the Charles C. Perry Plant, sections K and W, respectively. In 2000, Indianapolis Power & Light Company sold the Perry K plant to Citizens Gas and Coke Utility, later known as Citizens Energy Group.
Origin: circa 1940s
Collection: Indiana State Library Photograph Collections
Copyright: Copyright Undetermined
Geography: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Subjects: Marion County (Ind.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
city life
Indianapolis Power & Light Company
Citizens Gas & Coke Utility (Indianapolis, Ind.)
gas companies
power plants

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