Old Pointe du Bois dam structure- Manitoba Hydro is building a new dam and the old company town in closing . People living in company housing have been given notice to leave .Manitoba Hydro is building a new spillway and the old company town in closing . People living in company housing have been given notice to leave . Pointe du Bois 's 75mw plant is located on the Winnipeg River 160km NW of Winnipeg ,generating 599million kWh from a 14m drop built in 1909 at a cost of $3.5million. It was built with 16 turbine generators ,the first coming into service in 1911 opening .Bill Redekop story -- KEN GIGLIOTTI / April . 16 2013 / WINNIPEG FREE PRESSOrder this photo
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