Central Powerhouse

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Central Powerhouse
Central Powerhouse is located in New York
Central Powerhouse
Location Jct. of Tracy Rd. and Powerhouse Rd., SE corner, Town of Moriah, Witherbee, New York
Coordinates 44°5′23″N 73°32′13″W / 44.08972°N 73.53694°W / 44.08972; -73.53694Coordinates: 44°5′23″N 73°32′13″W / 44.08972°N 73.53694°W / 44.08972; -73.53694
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1902
Architectural style Romanesque, Industrial
Governing body Local
MPS Moriah MPS
NRHP Reference # 95000591[1]
Added to NRHP June 1, 1995

Central Powerhouse, also known as Town of Moriah Water Department Building, is a historic power station located at Witherbee in Essex County, New York. It was built in 1902 and is a massive brick building with a steeply pitched gable roof. It consists of a main block, four bays wide and seven bays long, with a two stage, cast stone addition built in 1904-1905 as a transformer house and coal ash hopper. It was deeded to the Town of Moriah in 1962.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1] The building was demolished in 2001.

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