Newhalem, Washington: Temple of Power

Inspired by the Pantheon in Greece, this small, open-air "temple" uses recycled pyramidal bushings from giant circuit breakers as its columns.

Address:
Newhalem St., Newhalem, WA
Directions:
From Hwy 20/Newhalem St. turn south at the pedestrian crosswalk sign (the only sign in town). The Temple is in the little park behind the buildings on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Temple of Power.

Temple of Power

Newhalem is owned by Seattle Light, which run the three power dams above the town. The tower is made from recycled big power parts and is a nice place to hang out and check out the valley. It's open 24/7/365. But Hwy 20 is closed east of here during the winter. When you're here, take a short hike up to Ladder Falls and check out Old #6 the Steam Engine that is there.

[Phrank Phester, 09/10/2013]

Built by Don Corson, the temple includes large pyramidal bushings that were formerly used in giant circuit breakers.


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