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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Paris > Hydroelectric Power Plant
Hydroelectric Power Plant
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created by Chronic on 3/24/2005 5:33 AM
last modified by phrenzee on 3/29/2008 1:06 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
120 West River Street
Paris, Ontario
Owner: Marco Embroidering & Textiles
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  • Collapsing roof, deep sluice channels, PCB laden oils
  •  Interesting Features
    Turn of the century Hydroelectric Powerhouse that generated power for the adjacent textile mill. It has been demolished.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  • Sem-active textile mill in the process of moving out of adjacent premises
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment

    This building was the power provider for the adjacent textile mill. Water from the Grand River was diverted towards the power house and then through sluice gates that ran under it. The water turned 2 turbines and then returned to the Grand River.
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    Thu, Mar 24th, 2005
    posted by Chronic
    15 pictures
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    Aug. 19, 2007 trip
    Sun, Aug 19th, 2007
    posted by phrenzee
    5 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 7/25/2008 6:25 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jul 25 08 at 6:25, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 29 08 at 1:06, phrenzee changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Interesting Features, Recommendation
  • on Aug 19 07 at 22:48, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 19 07 at 22:47, phrenzee updated gallery picture Aug_19_2007 001
  • on Aug 19 07 at 22:46, phrenzee swapped pictures 0 and 1
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  • on Aug 19 07 at 22:45, phrenzee added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 19 07 at 22:45, phrenzee deleted 1 pictures from gallery Aug. 19, 2007 trip
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