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Snapshots

  1. Tailrace

    Snapshot Title: Tailrace
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Bennett Dam and the Gordon Shrum Generating Station on the Peace River
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    this is where the spent water emerges from the powerhouse to continue it's flow downstream. About 23km downstream, it's impounded by the Peace Canyon Dam to generate more power. www.bchydro Will open in a new tab or window....



  2. visitor centre and restaurant

    Snapshot Title: visitor centre and restaurant
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Bennett Dam and the Gordon Shrum Generating Station on the Peace River
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    withe the interpretive centre. Open from May to September



  3. Portage Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Portage Mountain
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Bennett Dam and the Gordon Shrum Generating Station on the Peace River
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    the moraine left over from the last ice age supplied the fill for the dam



  4. control tower

    Snapshot Title: control tower
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Bennett Dam and the Gordon Shrum Generating Station on the Peace River
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    and visitor centre. Below here, about 50 stories down, is the powerhouse containing the turbo-generators.