Walking down a curved cement pathway, with the white gleaming form of the Walterdale bridge overhead, the Rossdale Power Plant emerges with it’s seven stacks jutting high into the air. It’s form is reminiscent of a 1930’s ocean liner ready to depart along the sparkling North Saskatchewan River. The plant is part of a series of public tours being hosted by Big E Tours.
According to our tour guide, with the exception of one event hosted as part of the Singularity U Summit in April of 2019, the tours are the first opportunity for the public to gain entry into the building in three decades.
“This power plant provided power not only to all of Edmonton, but also to surrounding communities and other parts of Alberta,” says David Johnston, the…
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