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10 Building C
11 Building D
15 Patient Wards
18 Family Houses
19 Family Houses
21 22 Admissions
23 Recreation Ctr
27 Cemetery
27 Reservoir
29 Power Plant
31 Bowling Lanes
32 Club House
35 Staff Dorm
36 Nurses Home
37 Staff Dorm
38 Tailor Shop
39 Continue Therapy
40 Infirmary
41 42 43 - Group 4
44 Storehouse
45 Water Tower
46 Root Cellar
46 Farm Out Bldg
47 Pig Pens
47 Dairy Barn
48 Grounds Bldg
49 Drís House
52 School
56 Community Store
57 Repair Shop
58 Ice House
59 Power Plant
60 Shoe Shop
60 Pump House
61 Shed
62 Grounds Maint
65 Green House
66 Sewage Plant
67 Directors House
68 Garage
69 Green House
70 Hot Beds
71 Six Car Garage
72 Tool House
74 Mechanics House
75 Garage
76 Garage
77 Chief Engineer
78 Staff Housing
80 York Hall
81 Chemical House
82 Mortuary
83 Fire House
84 Pump House
85 Pump House
86 Blacksmith Shop
89 Bathrooms
88 Slaughter House
90 Macy Hall
91 Garage
92 Tiffany Field
93 Patient Wards
94 Laundry Bldg
95 Drís Cottage
96 Drís Cottage
97 Drís Cottage
98 Drís Cottage
99 Drís Cottage
100 Drís Cottage
101 Drís Cottage
122 Female Wards
123 Dinning Hall
124 Female Wards
151 Patient Housing
152 Patient Housing
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59. Power Plant
Built 1892

This was the first Power Plant and later used as a furniture shop and storage


Photograph - Kings Park Heritage Museum


The red brick building is what's left of the power plant and the gray building is where the boiler room stood




Coal was taken by a barge down the river to where the boats are today and then transported to the plant
The barge was large with a wooden Captain's House on one end to help navigate it


The old coal barge can be seen here where it is now part of the dock for the boaters


Train Tracks were ran and soon engines brought coal cars right up to the bunkers for the plant
The old coal barge was beached along side the river for many years


This large cinder block building stands on the foundation of the original boiler room for the power plant


For many years this building was used for storage and also housed the archived patient records


The Shop was used for furniture work, repairs, upholstery, painting and also to make mattresses.


There was also a Print Shop, Tin Shop, Social Service and Occupational Therapy Offices in these buildings

There was a print shop downstairs that they moved to the upstairs of the storehouse in the late 60's..
Upstairs were the sewing room and mattress shop. Downstairs at the end was the welding shop before they combined all the Maint. Dept to bldg 5. I also believe the paint shop was in that area. The building next to it was the shoe repair shop.                                                                                                              - Gill






Picture - Kings Park Heritage Museum
Sometime in the 1970's the small buildings between the power house and the coal bunker burned down
Building 124 of Group II can be seen in the background across the road

Links to other sites for building 59

LI Oddities Bldg 59
Sean Hardy Bldg 59
Lost In Time Bldg 59
 

                                
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55 Marina
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127 Family Housing
128 Family Housing
129 Family Housing
130 Cottage F
131 Cottage G
132 Cottage H
133 Cottage I
134 Cottage J
135 Convalescent
136/137 Medical / Surgical
138 Patient Wards
139 Dinning Hall
140 Crises Housing
142 Elderly Living
143 Patient Wards
144 Staff Housing
147 Patient Wards

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Well House 1
Well House 2
Well House 3
Well House 4
Well House 5
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