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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Mississauga > Lakeview Generating Station
 Name
Lakeview Generating Station
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 Database Info
created by micro on 5/1/2005 4:46 AM
last modified by Stewie on 6/29/2007 6:01 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Take a look at Hearn and then multiply that by four.

Current Status: Demolished.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
Address

Mississauga, Ontario
Canada
Owner: Ontario Power Generation
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    Everything.

    One of the interesting thing I noticed outside, was that every square inch of Coal in the feild has flys all over it. it seems that these little flys love the coal. - RW
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • 24 hour guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1961
    Closed: 2005
     Required Equipment
  • breathing mask
  • binoculars
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment
    waterproof boots
     History
    In its heyday during the 1960s, Lakeview produced 17 per cent of Ontario's power. The plant's first generator fired up in 1961, the year before Premier John Robarts officially opened the plant. During its existence, Lakeview provided some 215 billion kilowatt hours of power. The plant was later closed as part of a plan to phase out coal powered generating stations across Ontario.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    Might be demolished... but a lot of news articles suggest it will be re-converted to natural gas or a cleaner energy source as part of the contract agreement when OPG sold it.

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    Demolition of the stacks slated for June 13th

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    Demolition on the main building itself is moving forward full steam it seems. Going...


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    Demolished on June 28th, 2007.
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    Micro's solo visit - one day after closing
    Sun, May 1st, 2005
    posted by micro
    24 pictures
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    Roadwolf's Trip
    Tue, May 3rd, 2005
    posted by Roadwolf
    3 pictures
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    2nd Visit
    Fri, May 6th, 2005
    posted by micro
    19 pictures
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    night visit
    Thu, May 19th, 2005
    posted by chairsmissing
    35 pictures
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    The cool coal bridge
    Sat, Apr 22nd, 2006
    posted by nel58
    18 pictures
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    1st Scout trip
    Sun, Apr 23rd, 2006
    posted by lsd
    14 pictures
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    Yokes stops by
    Mon, Jan 1st, 2007
    posted by yokes
    7 pictures
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    ace_of_spades first visit
    Wed, Mar 7th, 2007
    posted by ace of spades
    10 pictures
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    Some photos...
    Sun, Jun 24th, 2007
    posted by Boffo
    25 pictures
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    after the demo
    Sat, Sep 6th, 2008
    posted by terapr0
    4 pictures


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     Panoramas

    main control room - daylight visit
    Mon, Jan 2nd, 2006
    posted by micro


    The rubble pile
    Sat, Sep 1st, 2007
    posted by yokes
     Web Links
    http://www.cleanai...000b.html#eg-51900
    http://www.opg.com/ops/lakeviewfinal.pdf
    http://www.mississ...559p-3181825c.html
    http://www.electri...301/i03_fossil.htm
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    Category Rating
    Photography 8 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 8/30/2009 3:23 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Aug 30 09 at 15:23, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Aug 29 09 at 1:32, terapr0 deleted 1 pictures from gallery after the demo
  • on Sep 9 08 at 12:40, Steed validated this location
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:30, terapr0 reordered images in gallery after the demo
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:29, terapr0 reordered images in gallery after the demo
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:28, terapr0 updated gallery after the demo
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:27, terapr0 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:20, terapr0 updated gallery after the demo
  • on Sep 6 08 at 16:18, terapr0 created a new gallery
  • on Sep 1 07 at 23:30, Emperor Wang validated this location
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    You must log in for this feature to work.Tore it down like it was nothingblaistom77713625/25/2010 7:04 AM by Bman505
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