Hearn Ascendant

Author Axle - Last updated: 24.08.2017

This monster of a power station sits as one of three super stacks out in Toronto’s Portland. A big favourite of Toronto Explorers, and featured in several feature films, such as Silent Hill 2 and the latest Resident Evil film. Constructed in the late 1940s, and named after Richard L. Hearn, one of the men who helped modernize Ontario’s power systems after the second world war. Oddly enough, Hearn was more specialized in Nuclear Power…not Coal which is what the power station was fired by.

All these photos were taken with my trusty Rolleiflex from my last trip there.

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1-5: Rolleiflex 2.8F – Carl Zeiss Planar 80mm 1:2.8 – Shanghai GP3 (ASA-100)
6-10: Rolleiflex 2.8F – Carl Zeiss Planar 80mm 1:2.8 – Fuji Provia 100 (RDPII)

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