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ELECTRIC PLANT AT DE CEW FALLS.

Issue 25 and Volume 25.

ELECTRIC PLANT AT DE CEW FALLS. DE CEW FALLS, three miles from St. Catharine’s, Ont., supplies electrical energy to the city of Hamilton, thirty-four miles distant, from a large power house which was formally opened on November 12. The water which creates this electrical energy is admitted into the company’s canal from the Welland canal at AUanburg, four miles distant from the power house, at the same elevation as the water of lake Erie. In the Cataract Power Company’s canal, the water is carried to the brow of the mountains at De Cew Falls, where massive concrete walls form the termination of the canal Three small lakes, Moodie, Gibson, and Patterson, coveting a space of ‘thirty acres, are located along the line of the canal, and these are sufficient, if necessary on account of repain, to keep the power plant running for forty-eight hours. On the slope of the mountain…

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