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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kelsey Generating Station (Nelson River, Northern Manitoba)

This hydroelectric generating station on the Nelson River was constructed between 1958 and 1961. It is operated by Manitoba Hydro.

The Kelsey Generating Station with its powerhouse in the foreground and spillway in the background

The Kelsey Generating Station with its powerhouse in the foreground and spillway in the background (no date)
Source: Manitoba Hydro

Site Location (lat/long): N56.04068, W96.53773
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Labour Conflict During Construction of the Kelsey and Grand Rapids Hydroelectric Generating Stations by Doug Smith
Manitoba History, Number 85, Fall 2017

Manitoba Business: Manitoba Power Commission / Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board / Winnipeg Hydro / Manitoba Hydro

Sources:

Kelsey Generating Station, Manitoba Hydro.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2020

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