Electrifying News!

 

   
Hans Baumeister from Lindenhoff Germany next to one of the combine motors he overhauled and installed on Matthews House combine.  The electrician, Manfred Ludwig from Mosbach, Germany. surveys where to pull electric cables in the dining room,as Kenneth Shinn, from Jonesborough, Tennessee, looks on from the window. 
   
Team picture 2012 October, German,  American and Romanian.
 
One of 3 large ditches we dug for heavy underground entrance cable.  This one is from a 3 phase generator that supplies 3 phase current to grind animal feed and other 3 phase motors that we need at Matthews House.  
   
Manfred installs a 110 volt receptacle box in the kitchen.  We have some kitchen appliances from America so we transform the 230 standard European current to 110 volt for our kitchen appliances.  Our connection to the Romanian intermittent power grid.  Our main box also is supplied by a diesel 200 amp single phase generator for extra need.  All we can get is 30 amps from the Romanian power company. 
   
Manfred and Kenneth install the large main breaker box at Matthews House.  This box handles both single and 3 phase current.
 
 

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Matthew 25:40

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