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Steep Hill Falls Hydro Dam

Located in: Algoma District
Location #2326
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Location Owner:pierre_m
Creation Date: 1/26/2011
Last Updated: 1/26/2011



Description
Steep Hill Falls Hydro Dam:
Off hwy 17 north of Wawa is this abandoned hydro dam.
Construction began in 1911 and it took 2 years to complete, but it was abandoned in 1927.

This location was used in the 1977 Canadian horror film "Rituals". At 1:18 into this clip you can see a horrific murder take place at this very dam (Youtube removed the video)




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Status: Abandoned
Category: Bridge/Locks



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Steep Hill Falls Hydro Dam
Created on:1/26/2011
Created by: pierre_m
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clay70 says:
1/27/2011 1:10:16 PM

Pierre-- u are a god send..thanks a million for this

don says:
1/26/2011 11:25:24 PM

Awe-some location! If it wasnt so far away, Id be there tomorrow taking shots

Golson Moldon says:
1/26/2011 8:34:11 PM

This will be on most of ours to do list. Nice addition Pierre.

clay70 says:
1/26/2011 2:11:33 PM

Thanks Robert!! hehe..
There was a huge forest fire here that wiped out all the trees for miles around as evidenced in the film..I am amazed at how little the abandoned dam has changed since 1977...

Golson Moldon says:
1/26/2011 2:05:11 PM

Great location. FYI Clay, it's near Steephill Falls! lol

clay70 says:
1/26/2011 1:50:33 PM

I have been looking for this location for the past 10 yrs as it was used in the horror film "Rituals" in 1977..thanks Pierre..

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On 9/22/2014 11:10:01 PM user OAP changed the following: links, description
On 2/26/2012 4:21:40 PM user clay70 changed the following: links,