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This Abandoned Power Plant Has Transformed Into An Exhibition Now

There were many power plants in the city of Yubari. Among those plants, many were demolished and only a few were left out. So the locals of the city preserved those plants and formed them in the form of an art space.

Shimizusawa Thermal Power Plant was one of the largest plants used during wartime in Japan. After a lot of sufferings, this plant got abandoned and contributes as being one of the unique places to visit.

For you all, we bring the insights and all the images of this plant here at one place. Have a look.

Via: Lost collective

This Abandoned Power Plant Has
Transformed Into An Exhibition Now

This Abandoned Power Plant Has Transformed Into An Exhibition Now

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The Hydroelectric Plant view:

The Hydroelectric Plant view:

The view from window showed the hydroelectric power plant and the Shimizusawa dam.

South East Control room:

South East Control room:

The hole in the left wall was made to extract whole machinery items from this part of the plant.

A handmade stool present even before the war.

A handmade stool present even before the war.

The bars on the walls were meant to supply power to the other side of wall.

Here come the Switchboards.

Here come the Switchboards.

The switchboards were made up of marble.

This is control room mezzanine.

This is control room mezzanine.

This shows a ladder that led to the mezzanine present above the control room.

A meter board.

A meter board.

This meter board retained from the remote control room.

This shows control room window.

This shows control room window.

This window was in use to watch over the turbine hall.

A defined spillway.

A defined spillway.

The partly releasing water mixing into Yubari River.

1920s' brickwork rendering exposure to it.

1920s’ brickwork rendering exposure to it.

The middle frame on the banks of Yubari River refers to the pump house.

The middle frame on the banks of Yubari River refers to the
pump house.

This pump house supplied cooling water to the thermal plant.

Read also: 16th-century Mexican church revealed by decreasing water level of the river


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