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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Welland > Old Hydro Building
Old Hydro Building
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created by Silent Knight on 4/20/2004 2:10 AM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 12/20/2016 7:08 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Two-storey brick building with glass atrium/foyer.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Corner of Hellams and Lincoln Ave.
Welland, Ontario
Owner: n/a
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  •  Hazards
  • Be wary of vagrants (and dive-bombing pigeons on 2nd floor)
  •  Interesting Features
    Unique turn-of-the-century brick architecture - high rounded windows on 2nd floor. Roof is accessable from a ladder on the second floor.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  • frequent drive-bys of Niagara Regional Police
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

    This building was first a power station, and was abandoned in favour of the smaller and more efficient equipment a few metres away. A few years ago it was bought and used as a gym, the Powerhouse for Women, and is henceforth known as the Powerhouse.
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     Future Plans
    unknown - Now has a sold sign out front.
    Homeless encounter
    Mon, May 24th, 2004
    posted by Silent Knight

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     Photo Galleries
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    Flagg's "expedition"
    Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
    posted by Flagg
    35 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 12/20/2016 7:08 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 20 16 at 19:08, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 20 16 at 19:08, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name, Notes for Mods
  • on Jan 20 08 at 20:29, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jan 20 08 at 20:29, Emperor Wang updated the main picture
  • on Jan 19 08 at 16:24, Silent Knight updated the main picture
  • on Jan 19 08 at 16:24, Silent Knight updated the main picture
  • on Nov 1 05 at 0:12, Yehoshua changed the following: Owner, Street Address, Status
  • on Oct 16 05 at 1:15, oldtimer changed the following: Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy
  • on Apr 24 05 at 21:07, Scrunt changed the main information
  • on Jan 1 05 at 22:50, Silent Knight deleted some pictures
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