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Addington Highlands

Dam the Skoot

Discovered by timo explorer
Created Oct 07 2016
Recent status Abandoned
Category Mill/Foundry
City Addington Highlands, Ontario
Location # 14047

Found in the Flinton Conservation Area, are the remains of a dam and powerhouse that once provided early hydro-electric power to the community and to the nearby mines. Built in the early 1900's, the dam on the Skootamatta River at Flinton Falls was built out of concrete. The water was channeled through two spillways where the force was used to turn two turbines, which can still be seen. Much of the structure remains intact and is very photogenic most times of the year. Sadly I cannot find much information regarding the details of this powerhouse. Watch your step as you walk among the ruins and near the river, there are many slippery surfaces and hidden metal pieces in the grass.

Latlng: (44.691952, -77.212668)

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liz89 close to where I grew up! Checking this out for sure!

Mar 22 2017

clay70 sweet

Oct 11 2016

historicallycultural This is lovely!

Oct 08 2016