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Bellatako wrote a review Aug. 2020
Nashville, Tennessee1,680 contributions338 helpful votes
So you can’t go inside right now but if you are in Sault Ste. Marie, would recommend a drive or walk by. The building is gorgeous and you can see where the water runs beneath. Would imagine it is better with a tour but worth going to see from the outside if you are in town.
Date of experience: August 2020
Donna R wrote a review Jul. 2020
Elliot Lake, Canada607 contributions85 helpful votes
Incredible architecture over a century old still in amazing condition, withstanding the elements with strength and beauty.
Date of experience: August 2019
Steven H wrote a review Dec. 2019
Blaine, Minnesota2,544 contributions65 helpful votes
Interesting building history constructed 1898 to 1902, 1/4 mile long, 80 feet wide. Strange as it may sound it is still using wood bearing that are original made from a rare dense wood from South America. From the boat tour you can see the interesting construction -- the columns are designed like lighthouses. I believe there are tours during certain times of the year we did not get inside the build. I found a You Tube video "The History of the Powerhouse.mp4.…
Date of experience: October 2019
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judy G wrote a review Aug. 2019
Livonia, Michigan71 contributions24 helpful votes
Seeing it from the water was spectacular. So large, and design was wonderful. The columns are lighthouses. A must see.
Date of experience: July 2019
billandgeorgeanna wrote a review Jul. 2019
Lake Havasu City, Arizona386 contributions106 helpful votes
Saw this on our drive to the Sault Ste Marie Soo Locks Cruise but on the cruise they explain the history behind this 1/4 mile long building. Amazing.
Date of experience: June 2019