Generator set of energy said together the Vouglans dam, French Heritage monument to Cernon
Former housing and dining room-home become centre for persons with disabilities (1984 AE 165, 258): 1st level (basement for the canteen-home) concrete and use of auto reset, 2nd level (ground floor for the canteen-home) in timber with asbestos-cement and timber weatherboarding. Together from 1955 when EDF decided to regulate the flow of the Rhone, directly dependent on that of its tributary the Ain, creating a large reservoir on the River. Vouglans is chosen in 1956: existence of a rock solid lock on which can build a dam, long and sparsely populated Valley (approx. 150 persons). After a request in July 1957, the concession is granted in 1960. The dam is designed by the firm Coyne-Bellier, Central by the industrial company, which entrusted the work of civil engineering. Following a period of reconnaissance in 1961 took place, in 1962 and 1963, the preparatory work. Roads are open and the cities, with stores of food, homes and canteens, built for workers of the construction: cities of the technicians EDF Clozet (municipality of stye) subdivision, cited and housing for staff at the industrial enterprise in Cernon, in the hamlet of Menouilleet at Vouglans (municipality of STEL). 500 people about working there, including a 50 frames. The excavations and the foundations of the dam performed in June 1964 at the end of 1965 then the plots composing the book are cast. Between 1963 and 1967, a city built at Cernon to permanent staff of EDF operating. In 1967, the forest is shaved, condemned buildings are demolished: bridges Brillat-Savarin and the Pyle (replaced by a new bridge built from November 1965 to April 1968), farms and workshops, hydro power plants of the jump-in-the-Sachdeva (municipality of Pont-de-Poitte) and the Charterhouse of Vaucluse. The door and the pavilions of entrance to the convent of la chartreuse, destroyed but soon submerged, are reconstructed in height on the right bank of the Ain. The dam and the power plant were completed at the beginning of 1968. A deduction of 600 million m3 of water (the third in France) is created, forming a 1600 hectare lake, 35 km long, 300 m wide on average, partially equipped for leisure. Most of the temporary homes have been demolished. Resold, those who remain are private dwellings. Once canteen, home and housing to workers, the Group of buildings established near City of exploitation of Cernon (1984 AE 165, 258) was converted into a centre for persons with disabilities. See in the commune of Cernon Vouglans dam hydroelectric Central files, Cité ouvrière so-called City operating EDF, home to workers in the hamlet of Lattes, House in the hamlet of the situated and, in the commune of Stel, two folders of workers houses (1985 AH 72-year 123). Existence of a Fund of private archives.
Source: Ministry of Culture, France
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