Warrior Ridge Hydro-Electric - Kayaking Trails

Warrior Ridge Hydro-Electric - Kayaking Trails


The Warrior Ridge Dam and Hydroelectric Plant is a historic dam and power plant and national historic district spanning the Frankstown Branch Juniata River and located in Logan Township and Porter Township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 5 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures. They are the main dam, power plant, auxiliary dam, and four houses and a former church in the operators village. The main dam was built between 1905 and 1907 and is 400 feet (120 m) long and 27 feet (8.2 m) high, constructed of reinforced concrete. The auxiliary dam was built in 1907 and measures 110 feet (34 m) long and 27 feet high. The power plant was constructed in 1906-1907, and measured 30 by 205 feet (9.1 by 62.5 m), with a steam plant and two wings. The power plant was partially demolished in 1978. The houses and former church were built by plant developer, the Junuata Hydro-Electric Company of Philadelphia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

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Est. time
2 hours 45 minutes
Distance
2.5 km
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