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Plug pulled on Nelson’s oldest substation

Nelson Hydro has decommissioned the oldest electrical substation in the city.

It’s the one at the corner of Josephine and Victoria streets, in the same building as Kootenay Studio Arts.

General manager Alex Love says it’s no longer needed.

A new substation in Rosemont and upgraded one one Mill Street have made it redundant. Some of its equipment dated back to the 1930s.

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It’s not known yet what will become of the space.

Below: Deb Kozak signs the final log book entry.

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