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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Seven Sisters Generating Station (Winnipeg River, RM of Whitemouth)

This hydroelectric power generating facility on the Winnipeg River, near the community of Seven Sisters Falls in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth, was constructed in two stages between 1929 and 1952. The first stage, completed in 1931, entailed the construction of a dam and powerhouse to house three turbine generators. The second stage, started in 1948, added three more turbines. It is now operated by Manitoba Hydro.

Seven Sisters Generating Station

Postcard view of the Seven Sisters Generating Station (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2016-0058

Seven Sisters Generating Station

Seven Sisters Generating Station (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Powerhouse of the Seven Sisters Generating Station

Powerhouse of the Seven Sisters Generating Station (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.11904, W96.01774
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Seven Sisters Monument (Seven Sisters Falls, RM of Whitemouth)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 August 2017

Historic Sites of Manitoba

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