Giant Turbine moves through Robson Valley + videos

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All pictures and videos by Korie Marshall

The Mica 5 Turbine left Valemount this week. It was shipped from Germany via Texas and Edmonton to Cedarside where it waited for the water levels of Kinbasket to rise. On June 18 it left Cedarside and arrived at the Valemount marina June 19.

A barge pulled from Mica Dam area by 3 tugboats arrived at the Marina and a crane was brought in to lift metal ramp sections to facilitate the loading. The turbine left the Valemount Marina June 23 for the 17-hour journey to Mica Damn.

To view videos of loading the turbine onto the barge click below:

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