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

This hydroelectric generating station on the Nelson River was constructed between 1968 and 1974. It is operated by Manitoba Hydro.

Kettle Generating Station

Kettle Generating Station (September 1996)
Source: George Penner

Kettle Generating Station

Kettle Generating Station (August 2010)
Source: Maria Zbigniewicz

Interior of the powerhouse at the Kettle Generating Station

Interior of the powerhouse at the Kettle Generating Station (July 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N56.38368, W94.63516
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gillam Switching Engine (Railway Avenue, Gillam)


Kettle Generating Station, Manitoba Hydro.

We thank George Penner and Maria Zbigniewicz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 April 2020

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