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See before its taken down.

The news had the story about the 2 smaller stacks that will replace this one next year. The plan is... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Toronto, Canada
Look it up before it is history

The tallest thing for a real long ways! And used to be the tallest chimney anywhere in North... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Oakville, Canada
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18 Rink St, Sudbury, Ontario P0M 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The news had the story about the 2 smaller stacks that will replace this one next year. The plan is to take the superstack down starting in 2020 depending on the budget. It has always been a beacon arriving in Sudbury from any direction. Not...More

1  Thank Habsrule29
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The tallest thing for a real long ways! And used to be the tallest chimney anywhere in North America. But they are now building short stacks better suited to the small amount of smelter off-gas now emitted. In a few years, this will lose it's...More

1  Thank Ontario76
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Inside the Sudbury Smelter, is the tallest smoke stak in the world. This engineering smoke stack takes the toxic byproduct of smelting ore's and sends them up into the air, to disperse and land far away from Sudbury. We now have a much better environment...More

1  Thank mwbray
Reviewed November 20, 2017

But you gotta get as close as you can. You cant tell how really big it is unless you can get to the very bottom which seemed hard to do and you must look it up on wikiedia or something. We ended up in an...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed October 11, 2017

An area landmark that has been standing since the late 1960s. to really appreciate it's height, go to its base in Little Italy in Copper Cliff. There has been talk of it being demolished since the new technologies will minimize emissions. See it before it's...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Do not be fooled this is not much of an attraction there is no tours or much to see. You can see the stack from miles away and is known to the locals as a symbol of home. It resides on Inco property which usually...More

Thank PenelopeG88
Reviewed September 12, 2017

I don't really understand how this is a tourist attraction, there is no formal tour of the smokestack and never has been, and I assume there will never be. You can drive by it and look up at it, it's pretty cool and has been...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This stack was built several decades ago to help with local pollution. It did help in that the pollution that was coming out was distributed over a wider and distant area. It's not great guns as a tourist attraction but just to see it from...More

2  Thank shortcat1
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This is a dirty Vale industrial site. There is toxic sulphur dioxide spewing out of the top. Don't stand under it when there is a down draft because you will definitely smell if not taste the sulphur. It looks like bricks.

2  Thank Hawberry_Geo
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

An impressive feat of engineering resulted in this stack, but for those who go to visit it will look like just a stack. Better to read about it first and understand just how high it is (second tallest in the world) and to understand the...More

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