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Location DB > Japan > Kagoshima > Sogi > Tsuruda Dam Power Station
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Tsuruda Dam Power Station
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created by Kuroneko on 8/28/2007 11:33 AM
last modified by Kuroneko on 8/28/2007 11:48 AM
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Type: Building
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: worth the trip
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Sogi, Kagoshima
Japan
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 Historical Dates
Built: 1909
Closed: 1965
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 History
Built in 1909 and flooded with Tsuruma Dam in 1965. Summer water requirements allow for out-flow, and since 1973 the old power station building is available to be seen for six months over summer. It takes two to three days for the outflow to make the structure visible each year.

it produced 6700 kiloWatts when commissioned; the largest hydro power station in Japan.

50,000 - 60,000 people visit a year. Recent photographs show renovation and stablisation works in progress.

I hope to add photographs of my own one day.
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Tue, Aug 28th, 2007
posted by Kuroneko
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This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 3/12/2010 12:20 AM.

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  • on Mar 12 10 at 0:20, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 10 10 at 9:13, Kuroneko reordered images in gallery Other's Photographs.
  • on Mar 10 10 at 9:12, Kuroneko added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 28 07 at 21:03, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:48, Kuroneko changed the following: Display Name
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:48, Kuroneko made this location available
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:48, Kuroneko changed the following: Type, City
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:47, Kuroneko reordered images in gallery Other's Photographs.
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:47, Kuroneko updated gallery picture tsuruda_6.jpg
  • on Aug 28 07 at 11:46, Kuroneko updated gallery picture tsuruda_5.jpg
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