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Control Room

A control room out of the 80s.

 

A lot of dials. Even got to walk in behind these giant panels and see what was in there - it was surprisingly dull. I like that the power cables driving these dials and computational units were huge - looked like 600volt lines or something from back then.

 

This place was scattered with the strangest collection of computer manuals, emergency operational guidlines and even magazines from the date the powerplant closed in the 80's. Magazines about Pet grooming, Macleans (Canadian political rag) and even gardening... telling what the people monitoring the plant at the time it closed were interested in. Sort of a strange time capsule.

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Taken on March 5, 2006