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Location DB > Canada > Quebec > Témiscaming > Steel Water Pipelines
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Steel Water Pipelines
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created by steph_444444 on 9/4/2016 9:17 PM
last modified by steph_444444 on 9/7/2016 8:19 PM
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 Overview
 Description
This location is part of a town trail with information panels on the hydro electric facilities. The pipe sections extend uphill through mostly forested areas with the trail going around most of them.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: not very exciting
 Physical Information
Address

Témiscaming, Quebec
Canada
Owner: Ville de Témiscaming
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    4 m diameter steel pipes.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1926
    Closed: 1969
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     History
    In 1913, the Riordon Pulp and Paper Company Limited began to developed a pulp and paper mill in Temiscaming, with a town for its workers. In 1918 it was completed along with the Lumsden's Mill dam, while work continued into 1919 for the power facilities. In 1926, the hydro facilities were sold to the Gatineau Power Company, which built a "tower of balance" and this steel pipeline connecting it to the power house below.

    The Gatineau Power Company sold the power facilities to Hydro-Québec in 1963 during the period of nationalisation of Quebec power companies, and these facilities were closed in 1969.
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    Following the trail
    Fri, Aug 26th, 2016
    posted by steph_444444
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     Web Links
    http://www.temisca.../la-ville/histoire
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Explorer Zero on 9/8/2016 7:03 PM.

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  • on Sep 8 16 at 19:03, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Sep 7 16 at 20:19, steph_444444 changed the following: Web Links
  • on Sep 5 16 at 19:31, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Sep 4 16 at 22:02, steph_444444 made this location available
  • on Sep 4 16 at 22:01, steph_444444 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 4 16 at 21:56, steph_444444 updated gallery Following the trail
  • on Sep 4 16 at 21:55, steph_444444 created a new gallery
  • on Sep 4 16 at 21:55, steph_444444 changed the following: Interesting Features, Recommendation
  • on Sep 4 16 at 21:32, steph_444444 changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Sep 4 16 at 21:19, steph_444444 updated the main picture
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