Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse

Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse (HM196F)

Location: Niagara Falls, ON 03303 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 4.69', W 79° 4.764'

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The Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse, built on this site in 1892, was the first hydraulic powerhouse to use water from the Canadian side of the Niagara River. It generated 2100 hp of direct current electricity for the electric railway. Power generation ceased in 1932 and the building was demolished in 1985.
HM NumberHM196F
Placed ByThe Niagara Parks Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 656348 N 4771285
Decimal Degrees43.07816667, -79.07940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.69', W 79° 4.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 41.40" N, 79° 4' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 166 King St, Niagara Falls ON 03303, CA
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